"Too many workers remain at serious risk of injury, illness or death. There is much more work to be done."
OSHA's role needs strengthening, because "even as a union officer, I'm not that well-protected," said one worker.
The Obama administration today issued a final rule that it says would cut workers' exposure to harmful silica dust in half.
New Yorkers have long assembled to commemorate the anniversary of one of the greatest travesties in United States labor history.
This is seen as a big win for rail workers, their unions, their members and rail safety.
A large number of presenters addressed several aspects of the crisis of women's work today.
The point is to make violations of job safety more costly to errant companies, hopefully deterring the firms from breaking the law in the first place.
Tyson Foods delivered the news to shareholders that its income soared by 49 percent; but the poultry workers who made all this money for the chicken titan face serious struggles.
On Christmas Eve 2009, when the scaffolding they were working on broke in half, four workers were not wearing safety lines and fell thirteen floors.
The House's GOP majority rammed through legislation to curb class action suits and throw open asbestos' victims medical records/payments.