OSHA to provide protections for immigrant workers reporting safety issues

Workers whose immigration status discourages them from sharing information with investigators or reporting workplace safety and health issues will gain immigration protections from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration starting March 30.

The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday announced new authorities for OSHA to issue certifications in support of visa applications, which will allow victims of human trafficking and those who voice workplace safety concerns to “help law enforcement detect, investigate and prosecute crimes without fear of retaliation based on their immigration status.”

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Source: Business Insurance