Today's Law As Amended


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AB-1050 Occupational safety and health: permanent variances.(2015-2016)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 143.1 of the Labor Code is amended to read:

143.1.
 (a)  The board shall conduct hearings on such requests for a permanent variance after employees or employee representatives are properly notified and given an opportunity to appear. All board decisions on permanent variance requests shall be final except for any rehearing or judicial review provided for by law. 
(b) If a request for a permanent variance pertains to a conveyance covered by the elevator safety orders, the applicant shall notify the union representing elevator workers in the region where the building is being constructed or modified and to those workers who will be performing the tasks pursuant to the proposed variance, or their authorized representative, pursuant to the requirements of subdivision (a). These workers, or their authorized representative, shall be granted party status upon request to the board.
(c) All board decisions on permanent variance requests shall be final except for any rehearing or judicial review provided for by law.