Comment has management changed?
At the time of this milestone, there were several changes occurring within the world of work such as increased automation and global competition which allowed companies to capitalize on lower wages while overlooking workers’ rights. This created an environment in which employees were unable to sue for unfair or hazardous work conditions. OSHA provided protection for these workers by making sure that employers meet minimum standards in health and safety.
In general, the milestone was crucial in giving workers greater freedom and job security during times of rapid economic changes. Since then, it has been a key piece of labor law in many countries.