Photo Gallery: Informational and Outreach Forum in Denver
(June 30, 2011)
- OSHA compliance assistance specialist George Flynn presented a session on: Know Your Rights, which provided employees with information about their rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act along with information about how to file an OSHA complaint and a brief overview of what happens during an OSHA inspection.
- Roberta Sondgeroth, Wage Hour Division assistant district director in Denver, gave an overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s requirements along with the law’s exemptions and enforcement procedures.
- The department’s Secretary’s Regional Representative, Office of Federal Contract Compliance and the Women’s Bureau presented a session on: Equal Pay and the pay Gap. OFCCP district Director Nicole Huggins talked about the President’s Equal Pay Task Force and the department’s commitment to ensuring equal pay for all thru enforcement actions.
- The half-day forum wrapped-up with a plenary session on: Assisting CBO’s and Promoting Worker Rights through Enforcement Actions and Complaint Process, that provided information about laws and regulations governing workplace rights and complaint processes specific to their agencies. Presenters included (L-R) John Rainwater, associate regional solicitor; Cory Wilson, OSHA regional supervisory investigator; and Doug Griffin, Office of Labor-Management Standards supervisory investigator.