USA: Repeal of ergonomics rule hailed by food, beverage and consumer product industry
The Grocery Manufacturers of America applauded today's bipartisan vote by the House of Representatives to reject the Clinton administration's "ill-conceived, expensive and unscientific" ergonomics rule. "GMA members are concerned about the health and safety of their workers, but the standards set in the waning hours of the Clinton Administration were unreasonable," said C. Manly Molpus, President and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers of America. "The staggering breadth, scope and cost of the rule were unprecedented in the history of government regulation."
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