Are Mandatory OSHA Settlement Conferences Still Mandatory?

Asher TobinIn The News

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Are Mandatory OSHA Settlement Conferences Still Mandatory? Administrative Law Judges are increasingly exercising their discretion to waive mandatory settlement conferences for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citation contests with large penalties.  The increased penalties that OSHA can now levy may be the reason. By rule, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission requires parties to participate in a mandatory… Continue Reading Are Mandatory OSHA Settlement Conferences Still Mandatory?