OSHA Finalizes Rules For CPSIA Whistleblower Complaints

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 8:19 PM EDT) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued final regulations laying out its procedures for handling retaliation claims brought by whistleblowers under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 in a notice slated for publication in the Federal Register on Tuesday.

The final rules set forth a timeline and procedures for the agency to handle claims lodged under Section 219 of the CPSIA, which provides protection to employees against retaliation by a manufacturer, private labeler, distributor or retailer for bringing violations of laws enforced by...
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