WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 7, 2021 – Workplace Safety Review, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s OSHA podcast, has released episode 13, “Interview with Marc Freedman, U.S. Chamber of Commerce VP of Employment Policy.” Greenberg Traurig’s Adam Roseman, a member of the firm’s Occupational Safety and Health Group, interviews Freedman about his role at the United States Chamber of Commerce, how the Chamber supports its members with workplace safety and health issues, OSHA under the new administration, whether OSHA will issue an emergency temporary standard (ETS) related to COVID-19, and, if it does, what requirements the ETS is likely going to include.
In addition to Roseman, Michael T. Taylor, chair of the firm’s OSHA Group, regularly interviews influential environmental, health, and safety professionals across the country in a broad range of industries. Previous episodes include:
- Interview with Amanda Wood Laihow, Commissioner of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission – Amanda talks about what the regulatory community needs to know about litigating cases before OSHRC.
- Interview with Francene Diehl, Corporate Director of Safety for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation – Francene talks about diversity in the environmental, health and safety community and what needs to be done.
- Interview with Richard Fairfax, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for federal OSHA – Rich talks about OSHA Enforcement over the last 50 years and its future in workplace safety and health.
- A Look Ahead at 2021: workplace safety and health issues in the Biden Administration
Taylor focuses his practice exclusively on representing employers regarding OSHA and Chemical Safety Board (CSB) matters across the country. Over the last 18 years, Taylor has defended scores of employers during enforcement litigation before federal OSHA, Cal-OSHA, SC-OSHA, WA-DOSH, as well as other state plan states. Many of these representations have involved a significant injury, fatality, or catastrophic event in the workplace.
Roseman focuses his practice on federal and state labor and employment investigations, counseling and litigation arising under Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, whistleblower retaliation under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and restrictive covenants.
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