Tag: penalties

Social Services

Department of Labor Announces Enforcement Guidance Changes Making Penalties More Effective

January 27, 2023

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued new enforcement guidance to make its penalties more effective in stopping employers from repeatedly exposing workers to life-threatening hazards or failing to comply with certain […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Annual Adjustments to OSHA Civil Penalties

January 15, 2021

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced adjustments to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) civil penalty amounts based on cost-of-living adjustments for 2021. In 2015, Congress passed the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act to advance the […]

Emergency Services, Health & Insurance

Medicare’s Readmission Penalties Hit New High

August 3, 2016

Via: Kaiser Health News

The federal government’s penalties on hospitals will reach a new high as Medicare withholds more than half a billion dollars in payments over the next year, records released Tuesday show. The government will punish more than half of the nation’s […]