Lawmakers To Introduce Bill To Amend OSHA

Law360, New York (April 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Lawmakers are expected to reintroduce a law that would amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act to protect employees not currently covered by the act.

Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.) said during a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Tuesday that she and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) will introduce the Protecting America’s Workers Act.

Kennedy and Sen. Patty Murphy, chair of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and chair of the Health and Safety Subcommittee, respectively, are also scheduled to hold a hearing...
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