Derek Brostek, an attorney at WAW, attended the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section’s 2016 Midwinter Meeting in Santa Barbara, California from March 8 to March 11. This conference is the premier annual event for OSHA compliance and enforcement. It is attended by leading figures from government, industry associations, employers, and law firms who represent employers. Key speakers included the Solicitor of Labor Ms. M. Patricia Smith and the Asst Sec’y of Labor for OSHA, Dr. David Michaels. The conference covered recent trends in OSHA enforcement and employer defense of OSHA citations.
Derek is part of WAW’s national OSHA defense practice, along with Tom Ullrich.