SEIU-Obama-Cleveland-paid-protesterWe also learned this week of the true meaning of a small ‘OSHA regulatory clarification‘ implemented last year by the Obama administration whereby a “third-party who is not an employee of the employer (such as an industrial hygienist or a safety engineer)” may accompany an OSHA inspector on his/her official inspections of private employment sites.  OSHA Commissioner Richard Fairfax acknowledged the union reps going along on inspections in a letter to Congress last year.  Despite the seemingly harmless change, we now learn that SEIU representatives have accompanied OSHA inspectors on official inspections of a janitorial services company in Houston, TX as well as Philadelphia International Airport!