OSHA to Enforce Anti-Retaliation

By Pat Miller

OSHA announced today a new anti-retaliation rule that will allow it to issue citations against employers whose injury and illness reporting requirements are deemed to be retaliatory. OSHA believes that reporting policies that might somehow dissuade employees from reporting injuries violate the new rule. OSHA can seek abatement in the form of reinstatement and monetary relief for employees it believes have been retaliated against.

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