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OSHA Seeks Input on Whistleblower Laws

April 22, 2019
Agency to hold a meeting on May 14.

A meeting scheduled for May 14, 2019 in Washington D.C. is aimed at improving OSHA's whistleblower customer service and public understanding of related laws.

The agency listen to public comments and suggestions from stakeholders on issues relating to whistleblower protection under Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

This is the third installment in a series of meetings the agency is hosting in order to gain public feedback.

The meeting will be held from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT at the U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210 in Room S-3215A-C.

Those interested in participating or attending the meeting, either in-person or via telephone, must register by April 30, 2019. There is no fee to register.

Electronic or written comments also are welcome through May 7, 2019. OSHA is interested in comments on how it can deliver better whistleblower customer service, and the types of assistance it can provide to explain the whistleblower laws it enforces.

All materials may be submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal using OSHA Docket No. OSHA-2018-0005.

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