The Nevada law (NRS 618.445(2)), reviewers said, “may create a chilling effect” on a worker who wants to file a whistleblower retaliation complaint because the worker must send or hand deliver the complaint directly to his employer before NvOSHA opens an investigation.
- Whistleblower Requirements Varies Among State Plan States
- Whistleblower Gets $104 Million
- Whistleblower Violation Costs Railroad $300,000
- August 1, 2012 · Volume 11, Issue 17 A twice monthly e-news product with information about workplace safety and health. In this issue U.S. Department of Labor finds 2 companies in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act for retaliating against whistleblowers Federal OSHA and the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations propose agreement to provide strengthened protections for Hawaii’s workers OSHA delivers message of “Water. Rest. Shade.” in media old and new Zaplanuj. Zaplanij. Przeszkól.: New educational resources available to prevent falls in construction OSHA publishes Final Rule on whistleblower retaliation complaints made under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act C.J.’s Seafood of Breaux Bridge, La., instructed to pay fines and back wages after U.S. Department of Labor investigations OSHA cites Nebraska Prime Group in Hastings, Neb., for 11 violations after worker fatality at meat packing facility OSHA cites Idaho group home and adult day care operator for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at Pocatello facility Hasbro’s Massachusetts-based manufacturing facility recognized as a leader in employee health and safety for second consecutive year Protecting salon workers from on-the-job hazards: OSHA highlights salon safety at Asian American and Pacific Islander working group OSHA reaches out to vulnerable workers in Little Rock and Tulsa with information on heat stress and other workplace hazards OSHA and NIOSH join together to inform employers and workers on safe work practices when using cleaning chemicals New searchable online course schedule makes it easy to find OSHA Training Institute Education Centers training opportunities Protecting workers from mercury exposure in fluorescent bulbs: New educational resources available Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health meets in Seattle National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Request for Nominations OSHA to participate in roundtable on confined space safety August 21 Job openings U.S. Department of Labor finds 2 companies in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act for retaliating against whistleblowers
- Tennessee mail hauler ordered to pay whistleblower $31,200
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