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Chemical Safety Board Personnel Case Settles

For Immediate Release: Mar 13, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Chemical Safety Board Personnel Case Settles Courthouse Steps Agreement Means Thursday MSPB Hearing Is Cancelled Washington, DC — Since 2015, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility...

OSHA Whistleblower Wins $820,000 Settlement

OSHA Whistleblower Wins $820,000 Settlement Agency Recordkeeping Critic Purged in 2009 Paid Not to Return Washington, DC — The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s top expert and foremost critic on workplace injury and illness records has accepted an...

Federal Appeals Court Rules for OSHA Whistleblower

Federal Appeals Court Rules for OSHA Whistleblower OSHA Purged Prominent Critic of Injury and Illness Recordkeeping System Washington, DC — Finding overwhelming evidence of retaliation, a unanimous federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the U.S. Occupational...

Grain Elevator Deaths Product of LAX OSHA Enforcement

Grain Elevator Deaths Product of LAX OSHA Enforcement Summer Plea Bargain Letting Executives off Set up Repeat of Preventable Fatalities Washington, DC — Six deaths from a Kansas grain elevator explosion in late October could have been prevented by adherence to safety...

OSHA Half-Steps Won’t Heal Broken Whistleblower Program

OSHA Half-Steps Won’t Heal Broken Whistleblower Program New Layer of Bureaucracy Feeds into Same Regional Structure Scorched in Reviews Washington, DC — The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration unveiled small reforms that are unlikely to fix deep...