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Alternative Dispute Resolution Process for Whistleblower Protection Program


Directive Number: CPL 02-03-006

Date of Directive: 08/18/2015

The purpose of this Instruction is to establish policies and procedures for the early resolution process, which is to be used as part of a regional Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program, in relation to OSHA’s enforcement of whistleblower laws.

Adoption Required - No
Intention Required - Yes

State Plan

Intent to Adopt

Adopt Identical

Effective Date

URL or Contact

AK

††

††

††

††

AZ

Yes

No

6/7/2016

††

CA

No

No

NA

NA

CT†

Yes

No

1/25/2016

Kenneth Tucker, CONN-OSHA Director

HI

Yes

Yes

11/2/2015

NA

IA

No

No

NA

Jens Nissen, IOSHA Administrator

IL†

Yes

Yes

12/1/2015

NA

IN

††

††

††

††

KY

††

††

††

Chuck Stribling, CSP, OSH Federal-State Coordinator

MA

No

No

NA

NA

MD

††

††

††

https://www.dllr.maryland.gov/labor/instructions/

MI

No

No

NA

NA

MN

No

No

NA

NA

NC

††

††

††

Steve Sykes, State Plan Coordinator

NJ†

No

No

NA

Tom Lipski, PEOSH

NM

No

No

NA

https://www.env.nm.gov/Ohsb_Website/

NV

No

No

NA

NA

NY†

No

No

NA

NA

OR

No

No

NA

http://www.orosha.org/pdf/pds/pd-288.pdf

PR

No

No

NA

NA

SC

††

††

††

††

TN

No

No

NA

Larry Hunt, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, TN

UT

No

No

NA

Christopher Hill, UOSH Division Director

VA

††

††

††

††

VI†

Yes

Yes

3/1/2016

Dean Andrews, Director, VIDOSH

VT

No

No

NA

NA

WA

No

No

NA

NA

WY

Yes

Yes

11/20/2015

Daniel Bulkley, WY OSHA Deputy Administrator

 Plan covers state and local government workers only.
†† Awaiting response from State Plans.

[Last updated: January 26, 2016]