OSHA Announces Appointment of New Whistleblower Protection Program Director

On November 20, 2012, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels announced that Beth Slavet has been appointed as the new direct or OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program.

Slavet has over thirty years of whistleblower enforcement experience. Prior to her appointment as director of OSHA’s whistleblower program, Slavet served as a member, vice chairman and former chairman of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) from 1995-2003. Slavet spent the last decade working in the private sector where she focused on representing whistleblowers.

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