OSHA Requests Comments On SOX Whistleblower Changes

Law360, New York (November 2, 2011, 6:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Wednesday that the agency would be seeking public comment for planned amendments to the whistleblower provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

OSHA said that on Thursday, it would publish in the Federal Register modifications to Sarbanes-Oxley based on changes mandated by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that expanded the original bill's protections for corporate whistleblowers.

Sarbanes-Oxley is being revised “to reflect the 2010 Dodd-Frank statutory amendments, to improve the procedures for...
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