by Guest Post | on Dec 19, 2019

Trump's OSHA: Fewer Investigations, More Deaths

The Trump administration has drastically cut back on OSHA enforcement activities and put working Americans at risk, according to a new report from the National Employment Law Project (NELP...

by Guest Post | on Apr 24, 2019

Trump's OSHA Cuts Put Workers at Risk

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department As the number of OSHA inspectors shrinks, enforcement action to safeguard workers is on the decline — at the same time that investigations...

by Guest Post | on Feb 20, 2019

Trump Repeals OSHA Safety Standards

This post was written by the IBEW. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has gutted an Obama-era rule that required employers to report on-the-job injuries and illnesses. The Trump...

by Brian Young | on Jul 30, 2018

Trump Permitting Workplace Accident Coverups

Late Friday, Trump continued his war against regulations at the Labor Department and OSHA. This time, he made it easier for big companies to hide accidents and injuries that happen on the job.

by Guest Post | on Jun 29, 2018

Beating the Heat While on the Job

It's that time of year again. The days get longer. The sun rides higher in the sky. And heat-related illnesses start claiming lives and sending working people to hospitals at alarming rates....

by Brian Young | on Aug 07, 2017

Radio Silence at OSHA

Since Trump got elected some drastic changes have been seen within government. Major policies have changed, officials have quit, and department priorities have changed. At OSHA, this policy change...

by Guest Post | on Jun 09, 2017

Trump Bans Union Inspections

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has rescinded an Obama-era rule that allowed union safety experts to serve as employee representatives during OSHA inspections even if the...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2017

Can we kill again?

According to Politico, a bunch of bad guys are asking OSHA if they can kill again. A petition was sent to the Labor Department to review Obama administration regulations that drastically reduce...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 28, 2017

April 28th: Workers Memorial Day

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to...

by Press and Media | on Apr 27, 2017

Chickenman to raise wages and reduce injuries

Good news for all you chicken lovers out there. The line worker's wearing adult diapers because of the lack of bathroom breaks is disheartening, let's hope many improvements are made. Winner...