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    OSHA seeking nominations for whistleblower committee

    June 13, 2012

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    Washington – OSHA is seeking nominations for its new Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee.

    The committee will have 12 voting members, appointed for two-year terms, from the following groups:

    • Four management representatives who are employers or from employer associations in industries covered by whistleblower laws
    • Four labor representatives who are workers or from worker advocacy groups in relevant industries
    • One member representing State Plan states
    • Three public representatives from colleges, universities, non-partisan think tanks, or other entities with extensive knowledge of whistleblower statutes and issues

    The committee also will have three non-voting members from government agencies with jurisdiction over whistleblower provisions.

    Nominations are due July 27.

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