News From: Safety

by Brian Young | on Dec 13, 2018

Elon Musk Accuses UAW of Drumming Up Safety Issue

On Sunday, Tesla founder Elon Musk was on 60 Minutes to discuss Tesla and the companies failure to meet manufacturing demands with the Model 3. During the interview, Lesley Stahl asked Musk about...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 27, 2018

Ousted GOP Congressman: Repeal Scaffold Law

Thanks to strong unions in New York, the construction industry faces some of the toughest safety and personal liability rules in the country. One such law that is unique to New York is called the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 12, 2018

Firefighters' Union Hose Trump

Over the last week, wildfires have raged out of control in California. One fire has threatened the celebrity-filled suburbs north of Los Angeles like Malibu, while another fire in Northern California...

by Press and Media | on Nov 02, 2018

Google Employees Hold a Walkout

Politico's Morning Shift reports on the worldwide walkout yesterday at Google over sexual harassment discrimination and persistent racism.

by Guest Post | on Oct 24, 2018

APWU Condemns MAGA Bomber

Below is an important statement from the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) following a number of bombs being found in the US Mail. 

by Brian Young | on Oct 10, 2018

Massachusetts Shuts Down Scab Gasworkers

Gas workers at National Grid in Boston have been locked out of work since July. In that time, the residents that are serviced by National Grid have put their lives in danger as the scab workers fail...

by Guest Post | on Oct 08, 2018

The Deadly Effects of Right to Work

It’s well documented that right-to-work laws lower pay and benefits. What they also do, according to a new study, is increase the chance of dying on the job.

by Guest Post | on Sep 21, 2018

NLRB Moves to Undo Joint Employer Standard

The Republican-dominated National Labor Relations Board took a big step backward on Sept. 13 when it announced it was proposing a new rule on its joint employer standard, a decision that could...

by Guest Post | on Sep 10, 2018

If You Work in a Dangerous Job, You Should Fear Kavanaugh

When a vibrant 40-year-old animal trainer was killed by a whale at SeaWorld in 2010, the government’s safety agency, an administrative law judge, and a panel of appellate judges all agreed that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 07, 2018

Trump Changes Law to Allow Use of Russian Asbestos

Every year tens of thousands of American’s die from asbestos related diseases. The asbestos was used in building materials for decades before it was banned in most countries for causing...

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