OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
Sept. 3-4, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
By Jesse Lawder
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee Sept. 3-4, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Work groups will meet September 3 and the full committee will meet September 3 and 4.
WPAC was established to advise and make recommendations to the secretary of labor and the assistant secretary for occupational safety and health on ways to improve the fairness, efficiency, effectiveness and transparency of OSHA’s whistleblower protection activities.
The tentative agenda includes remarks from Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health; discussion of committee and work group reports; invited reports from other agencies or the public regarding whistleblower enforcement; administrative business and public comments.
The committee will meet from 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Sept. 3, and from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sept. 4. Meetings will be held in Room S-4215 A-C, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210.
Comments and requests to speak may be submitted electronically at www.regulations.gov, the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal or via mail or facsimile. See the Federal Register notice for details. Comments and requests to speak must be submitted by Aug. 20, 2014.
About the Author
Jesse Lawder is the Special Assistant at U.S. Department of Labor.