You may have read that legislation sailed through the House last month that would give employers more time to challenge OSHA citations and allow small businesses to recoup legal fees when they defeat an OSHA lawsuit. Outlook: Don't expect those bills to go further. The Senate doesn't possess the appetite—or partisan margins—to push through such bills this year.
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