News From: Safety


by Guest Post | on Nov 06, 2020

CWA Responds to AT&T COVID-19 Outbreak

Despite 30 employees at an AT&T call center in Tustin, Calif. testing positive for COVID-19 and a probable fatality from the disease, AT&T has not agreed to allow all employees at the center...

by Brian Young | on Oct 29, 2020

Police Unions Push Bill to Regulate Protests

During the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer, Seattle Washington became a flashpoint in Trump’s campaign against protestors. He held up the so-called Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, an...

by Press and Media | on Oct 21, 2020

1 in 4 Workers Considered Quitting Over COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues 25% of workers say they have considered quitting their jobs to stay safe.  Find out more below

by Brian Young | on Oct 21, 2020

Proud Boys Threaten Democrats in Florida

Democratic voters in important swing states like Florida, Arizona, and Alaska have begun receiving threatening emails about voting for Joe Biden. The emails claim to be from the noted white...

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2020

Unions Want Disneyland Reopened

All summer Disneyland in Anaheim California has been closed due to COVID-19. Although Disneyworld in Orlando Florida was allowed to reopen, California has refused to let theme parks begin operations...

by Brian Young | on Oct 12, 2020

AFL-CIO: OSHA's Many Pandemic Failures

Seven months into the pandemic and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has still failed to investigate many of the COVID-19 workplace complaints that have been filed by employees...

by Brian Young | on Oct 09, 2020

Fatal Houston Building Collapse: Non-Union Subcontractor

Three workers have died, and another was injured, after a partial collapse of the future Marathon Oil and Gas Headquarters in Houston. The collapse happened as 240 workers were building the 15-story...

by Brian Young | on Sep 29, 2020

House Bill Would Ban Asbestos After Trump Deregulated It

Although the health dangers of asbestos have been known for years, it is still legal to import and use the dangerous substance in the United States. However, a bill in Congress would change that and...

by Brian Young | on Sep 14, 2020

Trump's OSHA: $1,875 per Meatpacker Death

At 7:15 PM on a Friday, OSHA announced that they have fined another meatpacking company for failing to protect their workers from COVID-19. As UCOMM reported, earlier in the week, OSHA had announced...

by Guest Post | on Sep 11, 2020

Firefighters Union Outraged at Trump

Following reports that the Trump Administration has been siphoning money from the federal fund to take care of sick and dying first responders to the 9/11 attacks, the International Association of...

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