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First Meeting of OSHA Whistleblower Advisory Committee Set for January 29

Posted in on Fri, Jan 18, 2013

OSHA’s newly formed Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC) will meet January 29, 2013, in Washington, DC, at the Department of Labor from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The tentative agenda of the WPAC meeting includes remarks from the Assistant Secretary; presentation by the Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Whistleblower Programs on recent initiatives; remarks and explanation of meeting order and agenda from WPAC Chair; discussion on topics such as improving customer service to workers and employers, improving the investigative and enforcement process, improvements of regulations governing OSHA investigations, and recommendations for cooperative activities with federal agencies responsible for areas also covered by the whistleblower protection statutes enforced by OSHA; and public comments.

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