AFL-CIO DECRIES OSHA BILL

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- A reform of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration backed by the grocery industry has been called "cruel and regressive" by the AFL-CIO.The measure, introduced by Rep. Cass Ballenger, R-N.C., has been touted as a way to streamline excessive OSHA regulations and transform the agency into one that advises employers instead of penalizing them. It is supported by members

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- A reform of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration backed by the grocery industry has been called "cruel and regressive" by the AFL-CIO.

The measure, introduced by Rep. Cass Ballenger, R-N.C., has been touted as a way to streamline excessive OSHA regulations and transform the agency into one that advises employers instead of penalizing them. It is supported by members of the National Grocers Association, Falls Church, Va., and the National-American Whole

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