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DOL Increases OSHA Penalties 2 Percent To Adjust For Inflation

January 03, 2018
The Labor Department (DOL) has announced a 2 percent increase in civil penalties for OSHA violations in 2018 to adjust for inflation, in accordance with DOL's 2016 rule requiring annual penalty increases based on cost-of-living adjustments, according to a Jan. 2 notice in the Federal Register. The penalty increase took effect Jan. 2. DOL “is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced in its regulations, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties...

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