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2020 Hindsight

Let’s Look Back at Where We Were in 2019 and Formulate Some Goals for 2020.

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Update – With a Little Help from My Friends

Employers Should Stay Tuned to the Evolving Law Around Marijuana Use and Employee Protections.

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The Inspector General’s Report

The Report on MSHA, Not the Report on Russia, the President or the Election.

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Get to Work

MSHA Says Its Workplace Examination Rule Is Fully Cooked and Ready to Serve. But Is It?

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Putting The ‘H’ Back In MSHA?

Agency Leadership to Focus on Protecting Miners From Dust Exposure.

According to its leadership, MSHA is working to “put the ‘H’ back in ‘MSHA.’” Testifying in Congress in June, Assistant Secretary Zatezalo stated that he is “paying close attention to the ‘H’ in MSHA: miners’ health.” He emphasized that MSHA will “aggressively enforce existing standards to ensure that operators protect miners from exposure to respirable dust and quartz.”

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