Under the Radar Screen, Rulemaking at the U.S. Department of Labor: OSHA's Employee Work-At-Home Policy and Beyond: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session, Hearing Held in Washington, DC, April 5, 2000

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 84 pages
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Page 64 - He assured the Senate that the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission would be "an autonomous, independent commission which, without regard to the Secretary, can find for or against him on the basis of individual complaints." Senate Subcommittee on Labor, Legislative History of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. at 463 (Comm, Print. 1971) (emphasis added). On the strength of that assurance, Senator Holland immediately declared his support, stating that...
Page 70 - Hoekstra and Members of the Subcommittee. My name is Willis Goldsmith. I am a partner in the law firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, an international firm with approximately 1,200 lawyers in over 20 offices around the world, and Chair of the Finn's labor & employment law practice.
Page 41 - Standards; the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; the Mine Safety and Health Administration; and the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration.
Page 56 - Submitted to the Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations...
Page 41 - Administration, which includes the Wage and Hour Division, the Office of Workers...
Page 64 - Print. 1971) (emphasis added). On the strength of that assurance, Senator Holland immediately declared his support, stating that "that kind of independent enforcement is required . . .." Id. at 470; see also id. at 193-94, 200-03, 380-94, 479; and Judson MacLaury, The Job Safety Law of 1970: Its Passage Was Perilous, Monthly Lab.
Page 69 - The Chamber's mission is to advance human progress through an economic. political and social system based on individual freedom. incentive. initiative. opportunity and responsibility.
Page 74 - ... (c) The officer presiding at a hearing shall have all the power necessary or appropriate to conduct a fair and full hearing, including the powers: (1) To regulate the course of the proceedings; (2) To dispose of procedural requests, objections, and comparable matters; (3) To confine the presentation...
Page 65 - Javits proposed a compromise- the establishment of an independent adjudicator. He Why did the CF&l Steel decision come out the other way? Because the employer's brief there did not bring Senator Javits's statement to the Supreme Court's attention. The brief did not quote or cite the remark and, apparently as a result, the Court did not discuss it. The employer was then in bankruptcy, used a sole practitioner with almost no OSHA experience, and perhaps could not afford the cost of thorough legal research....
Page 76 - OSHA had chosen to ensure, at every possible opportunity, that all members of the public had the oppottunity to participate in the public hearings in some reasonable way. However, the Agency failed to do that as well. As an initial matter, the public hearings — which are intended "to provide interested parties the opportunity to orally present information and data related to the proposed rule" — are scheduled only in certain areas of the country: Washington, DC, Chicago, Illinois, and Portland,...

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