#ReleaseTheGuidance: Trump Is Rigging the Regulatory Process at the Expense of Workplace Sexual Harassment Protections

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By Matt Kent, Public Citizen Thirty-two years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision in Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson.   The court ruled that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects workers from sexual harassment. The Meritor Savings decision enshrined legal...
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Trump’s War On Regulations: A War on Public Health, Free Markets, and American Consumers

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By Caroline Ristaino, Public Citizen On June 5, the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards, an alliance of more than 160 public advocacy groups that is chaired by Public Citizen, hosted “The War on Regulation: Good for Corporations, Bad for the Public” symposium. The event, which featured Senator...
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Symposium: Clear Regulations Protect Freedom, Not Restrict It

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By Sean Moulton and Nicholas Trevino, Project on Government Oversight In 2016, 22-month-old Ted McGee died when an IKEA dresser tipped over and fell on him. IKEA had not built the dresser to the government’s recommended safety standards. It didn’t have to. Despite the U.S. Consumer Product...
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