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Worker Death Reveals OSHA Continuing Information Cutback Policy

OSHA has proposed a mammoth $448,303 fine against a Texas agriculture company in the death of a worker, but details of the incident aren’t being released as part of a policy continuation the Biden administration has maintained from the Trump administration.

Northshore Mining Faces $120,000 in Fines After Walkway Injury

Northshore Mining Co.'s failure to repair a walkway at an iron ore mine in Minnesota showed “reckless disregard” for worker safety, but didn’t amount to a “flagrant” violation of mine safety laws, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission held in a split decision.

Sharon Block, Union Ally, Named to White House Regulatory Post

President Joe Biden has installed Obama-era labor official Sharon Block as interim political leader of the White House regulatory review office—an agency she’s recently said needs a worker-oriented overhaul—multiple sources briefed on the appointment told Bloomberg Law.

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Covid-19 Vaccine: Can Your Employer Make You Take It?

As the Covid-19 vaccines roll out, first to frontline workers and the elderly, then to the general public, employers are making plans to return to their offices. How quickly they succeed will likely depend on how many of their employees get vaccinated.

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