Union seeks to compel OSHA to issue COVID-19 emergency standard

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Union seeks to compel OSHA to issue COVID-19 emergency standard tjordan_drupal May 19, 2020

The AFL-CIO yesterday asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to order the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue within 30 days an emergency temporary standard to protect U.S. workers from COVID-19 under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

The AFL-CIO and National Nurses United petitioned OSHA in March to issue an emergency temporary standard under section 6(c) of the Act. The court has ordered the Department of Labor to respond to the unions’

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