Author Archives: CWS Administrator

Majority Leader cites CWS letter in OSHA Volks CRA remarks

“As the Coalition for Workplace Safety recently pointed out, this regulation does ‘nothing to improve worker health and safety,’ it ‘directly contradicts both clear statutory language and two U.S. Court of Appeals rulings,’ and it also represents ‘one of the most egregious end runs around Congress’ power to write the laws.’ The Majority Leader’s comments […]

CWS Letter To Senate Leadership Shows Broad Support For Volks Reg CRA Action

See the CWS letter here.

CWS Calls On Congress To Invalidate OSHA Volks Regulation Through CRA

The Coalition for Workplace Safety sent letters to key leaders of the House of Represenatives and the Senate seeking action on harmful OHSA regulation.

CWS Responds To OSHA Injury Reporting Regulation

CWS ISSUES STATEMENT OPPOSING NEW OSHA INJURY REPORTING RULE Says Rule Will Not Advance Cause of Workplace Safety Washington, D.C. — Despite repeated requests and appeals to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued a rule today that will profoundly – and negatively – impact the American business community.  […]

Video: U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Agency Guidance

Administration guidance continues to vex businesses because it cuts them out of the regulatory process, Marc Freedman, executive director of labor law policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tells Bloomberg BNA. Video can be found here.

CWS Files Written Comments on Supplemental NPRM

Click here to view CWS Written Comments on Supplemental NPRM

CWS Comments On OSHA Injury Illness Electronic Reporting Rule

The Coalition for Workplace Safety filed these comments with OSHA on March 10, 2014.

Jackson Lewis Attorney Testifies for CWS at Public Hearing on Proposed OSHA Electronic Reporting Rule

On January 9, Tressi Cordaro of Jackson Lewis presented on behalf of the Coalition for Workplace Safety at OSHA’s Public Meeting on the agency’s “Proposed Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.” Ms. Cordaro expressed concern over the potential negative impact of the proposed rules on workplace safety. She also noted that the […]

Workplace Safety Requires the Full Story

NAM’s Labor Employment Policy Team took part in OSHA’s public meeting on their proposed rule to publicize injury and illness data. From the outset, the NAM has opposed this rule for a few very simple reasons: 1) OSHA has the tools they need to improve workplace safety at their disposal already; 2) This data would […]

CWS Sends Letter To Senate Appropriators

On July 10, the Coalition for Workplace Safety sent this letter to Senators on the Appropriations Committee regarding OSHA’s Letter of Interpretation regarding workplace inspections by non-employee third parties.