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Statement By OSHA Assistant Secretary On GAO Whistleblower Protection Program Report

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Government Accountability Office today issued a report titled, "Whistleblower Protection: Sustained Management Attention Needed to Address Long-standing Program Weaknesses." In response, Occupational Safety and Healthy Administration Assistant Secretary...

US Secretary Solis Renews Charter Of NSH Advisory Committee

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today renewed the charter of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health. The charter will expire in two years. "Since OSHA's inception, NACOSH...

OSHA Publishes Final Rule Establishing Procedures For Handling Nuclear Retaliation Complaints

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently published a final rule that makes the procedures for handling whistleblower retaliation complaints under the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 and six environmental statutes consistent with retaliation complaint...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (12/3/2012)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: WCRI Executive Director Explains How to Keep Lawyers Out of Workers’ Comp Cases . Aon Report...

Iowa: Trial Court Has Jurisdiction to Hear Emotional Distress Claim Associated With Whistle-Blowing Activity

An Iowa appellate court recently affirmed, in relevant part, a trial court's denial of defendants’ motion for judgment N.O.V., and for new trial, after a jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff on his claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress and the trial court ruled in plaintiff's...