AFL-CIO petitions D.C. Circuit to compel OSHA to mandate that employers protect workers from COVID-19
May 18, 2020
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (“AFL-CIO”) filed an emergency petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit for a writ of mandamus that would compel the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) to issue an emergency temporary standard for infectious disease to protect workers from the dangers posed by COVID-19.