Senate Rolls Back Obama Regulation On Workplace Safety Violations
Companies will no long have to disclose serious violations. Democrats were particularly concerned about government contractors that were receiving taxpayer money.
Congress Kills Rule Forcing Contractors To Disclose Safety Problems
Companies vying for federal contracts will not be required to disclose serious workplace safety violations after the Senate narrowly voted today to overturn one of President Barack Obama’s executive orders. The move follows a vote by the House last month to dismantle the 2014 order, which required companies vying for federal contracts of $500,000 or more to disclose workplace safety, wage and civil rights violations from the previous three years. (Gollan, 3/6)