OSHA Retaliation Claims in the Trump Administration

(230 Ratings)

Produced on: January 25, 2018

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

President Trump has made progress on his campaign promises of rolling back government regulations. Now, a year into the Trump Administration, we have seen significant changes to the OSHA regulatory landscape. OSHA whistleblower complaints had been on the rise during the Obama Administration. However, the Trump Administration has not pursued enforcement as aggressively. This webinar will review the actions taken by the Trump Administration to rollback OSHA regulations and how the retaliation statutes are now being applied.

This course, presented by Jacquelyn Thompson, counsel with FordHarrison LLP, reviews how OSHA enforces the anti-retaliation laws under the OSH Act and provides real life examples of courts enforcing retaliation claims brought against employers by the Secretary of Labor. 

Learning Objectives:
  1. Gain an overview of OSHA
  2. Review the OSHA regulatory landscape under the Trump Administration
  3. Determine what to do in an OSHA inspection
  4. Examine the most pertinent statutory provisions, particularly 11(c) of the OSH Act
  5. Discuss examples of 11(c) enforcement


Jacquelyn Thompson


Jacki Thompson concentrates her practice on labor relations and employment litigation representing management.

Jacki guides clients through all facets of traditional labor law, including collective bargaining negotiations, unfair labor practice cases before the National Labor Relations Board, advising on legal issues related to unionization, and picketing. She also defends employers in employment litigation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, various state agencies, and in state and federal courts against a variety of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation cases. In addition, Jacki counsels employers on a variety of issues, including employee terminations, how to avoid/resolve labor and employment disputes and litigation, and Title VII, FMLA, FLSA, and ADA compliance.

She has also assisted employers with the drafting of employment agreements, separation agreements, covenants not to compete, employee handbooks and policies, and pre-employment applications. Jacki has done extensive work in a number of industries, including health care, manufacturing, airline, restaurant and hotel management, and higher education.

During law school, Jacki was a member of The George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law and was a student member of The George Washington Law School Academic Integrity Committee.


Susan F.

Excellent presentation. Very helpful information.

William B.

Well thought out presentation.

David P.

Good program, good content and good presentation.

Antoine M.

Extremely good course with excellent attorney-presenter

Crystal T.

Best lawline class Ive taken, and only signed up due to live credits. Glad I did.

Peter L.

Appreciate the opportunity to ask questions in real time.

Martza M.

Thank you! Excellent presentation!

Carly N.

Useful overview, nice presentation

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