- ArticlesEvaluating the Full Financial Impact of an OSHA Citation is Key to Determining Whether and How an Employer Should Contest It in the United States
In the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations can be deceptive. Even when the proposed penalty in the citation appears to be insignificant, the citation can still be end up being extremely costly. Employers should evaluate the potential financial impact the OSHA citation could have on their company, and from that evaluation, decide whether to challenge the citation or settle it on a reasonable basis. This article will outline the major issues that each employer should consider in evaluating the full financial impact of a citation upon the company.
In 2013 the following occurred: New legislation was passed to lighten administrative constraints on the development of wind farms; new rules on loans extended to local authorities have been adopted to limit future exposure of the local public sector; and the French constitutional court ruled that the French legislative cannot adversely affect legitimate expectations without sufficient general interest grounds.
This article lists the five customer requests you should not agree to, and some suggested actions you should consider instead when fulfilling conflict minerals and customer requests. The article relates to 2014-2015 regulatory disclosures to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding conflict minerals (in connection with the US Dodd Frank Act).