Chapter Corner

Edwin Foulke, Jr.

Union Representatives May Participate in Walkaround Insepections in Nonunion Companies

In a new letter of interpretation publically released on April 5, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced for the first time that during an OSHA inspection of nonunion worksites, employees can be represented by anyone selected by the employees including outside union agents.