OSHA Restructures To Boost Whistleblower Program

Law360, New York (March 1, 2012, 7:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's whistleblower protection program will now report directly to the head of the agency, signaling an elevation of whistleblower enforcement as a priority for OSHA, it said Thursday.

As part of an ongoing effort to beef up its whistleblower protection efforts, OSHA, part of the Department of Labor, said the program now reports directly to the agency's Office of the Assistant Secretary instead of to its Directorate of Enforcement Programs. As such, the program will be overseen directly by Assistant...
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