Washington – Labor regulations issued during the Obama administration’s final year create a “significant burden” on industries and workers, and will lead to about $80 billion in compliance costs over the next decade, according to a recent report from the National Association of Manufacturers.
Several industry groups have filed a legal challenge to block OSHA’s recently released recordkeeping rule requiring certain employers to electronically submit on an annual basis worker injury and illness information, which will then be made publicly available. Among their concerns are the rule’s anti-retaliation provisions.
Washington – The National Association of Manufacturers and Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. are among the groups taking legal action in an effort to block OSHA’s recently released recordkeeping rule.
Washington – Critics of OSHA’s recently released recordkeeping rule, which would make worker injury and illness data public, voiced their concerns during a May 25 hearing convened by the House Workforce Protections Subcommittee.
Washington – The White House Office of Management and Budget has completed its review of a rule from OSHA that would require electronic recordkeeping and reporting, a sign that the rule may soon be published.