New Labor Department rules spike OSHA civil penalty amounts
- Published: Monday, 11 July 2016 10:46
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: U.S. Department of Labor; CP staff
Abiding the 2015 Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Improvements Act, through which Congress aims to advance violation fines’ effectiveness, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and sister agencies are directed to adjust penalty scales annually using what Labor Department officials describe as a much more straightforward method than previously available.