UFCW CRITICIZES PROPOSED OSHA REGULATION REFORM

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union is criticizing a proposed reform of Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations as jeopardizing worker safety in the meatpacking and food processing industries.Deborah Berkowitz, director of the Office of Occupational Safety and Health with UFCW, said the bill would make it easier for meatpacking and poultry

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union is criticizing a proposed reform of Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations as jeopardizing worker safety in the meatpacking and food processing industries.

Deborah Berkowitz, director of the Office of Occupational Safety and Health with UFCW, said the bill would make it easier for meatpacking and poultry plants to gain exemptions from OSHA inspections.

Berkowitz told a joint heari

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