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SeaWorld of Florida, LLC v. Perez

The D.C. Circuit upheld the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission's finding that SeaWorld violated the OSH Act by exposing trainers to recognized hazards when working in close contact with killer whales during performances....

Hall v. Department of Labor

The court upheld a U.S. Department of Labor administrative review board decision dismissing a civilian chemist's complaint that his former employer—the U.S. Army—violated the employee protection provisions of several environmental...

Kennecott Greens Creek Mining Co. v. Mine Safety & Health Admin.

The court denied mining industry groups' and mine operators' petitions for review of three Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules regulating diesel particulate matter (DPM) in underground mines. The court rejected the...

Rhode Island Dep't of Envtl. Management v. United States

The court upholds a district court order enjoining the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and three Rhode Island employees from proceeding in an administrative adjudication of the employees' claims that the state had retaliated against them...

Rhode Island v. United States

The court grants Rhode Island's motion to preliminarily enjoin proceedings before the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in which several state employees sought damages and other relief against the state for allegedly violating the Solid...

Sierra Resources, Inc. v. Herman

The court denies a construction company's petition to review an administrative law judge's (ALJ's) order upholding a nine-item citation against the company for violating Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards for...

Varnadore v. Secretary of Labor

The court affirms the Secretary of Labor's decision that a complaint of retaliatory action brought by an Oak Ridge National Laboratory employee under the whistle blowing provisions of seven environmental statutes was time barred and...