News From: Safe Workplace

by Brian Young | on Jan 05, 2018

Coal Mine Deaths Skyrocket Under Trump

Not only is Coal Country facing the reality that their industry is slowly dying, they are now facing an uptick in miner deaths.

by Brian Young | on Nov 20, 2017

Safe Workplaces Help with Contract Bargaining

One of the most important jobs that a union has is making sure that their workers return home safe at night. Throughout history, unions have fought for stronger workplace safety laws. Recently,...

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 16, 2017

Stopping Sexual Harassment

Over the last few weeks, a spotlight has been shown on one of the worst and most underreported workplace violations, sexual harassment. While UCOMM covered the fallout from Fox’s Roger Ailes...

by Press and Media | on May 09, 2017

Driving to work covered by Workers Comp

What is and isn’t covered under workman’s comp is outlined in this piece from the management side lawyers at JD Supra.

by Press and Media | on May 04, 2017

Another coal mine collapse

Stories like this remind us of why it is important to have strong safety measures, inspections and regulations in place for dangerous jobs like coal mining.  Iran may be behind the times when it...

by Press and Media | on Mar 07, 2017

"This is insane"

Some more bad news from Washington, DC as the Huffington Post reports that Trump and his merry band of Congressional idiots have repealed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplace rule, an Executive Order...