News From: Safety

by Kris LaGrange | on May 02, 2019

Florida Dumb: Law to Arm Teachers

With the entire nation on pins and needles over school shootings, this generation is experiencing a tragedy that no other generation has. As a parent of two young school-aged kids, every morning I am...

by AFL-CIO | on May 01, 2019

Tell the Truth Marriott

Marriott International, the biggest hotel chain in the world, is hiding the truth about the dangers its workers face. UNITE HERE members are demanding that the company comes clean...

by Daniel Hinton | on May 01, 2019

Deadliest Jobs in America

Fishing, logging, oil and coal mining, truckers, pilots, farmers, and landscapers. By all means, keep reading. Workers’ Memorial Day (April 28) appropriately fell on a Sunday this year. All...

by Guest Post | on Apr 25, 2019

The Dirty Dozen of Bad Employers

This post was written by the National COSH. The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) announced today “The Dirty Dozen” employers of 2019, highlighting...

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 Press and Media | on Apr 10, 2019

NYC Nurses Reach Deal to Prevent Strike

Nurses in New York City have reached an agreement to avoid a strike at three of the biggest hospitals in New York. Below is more about it from AMNY and some information that was put out by the union...

by Gary Bonker | on Mar 18, 2019

Be Fit for Duty When You Arrive at Work

When you come into work, you are declaring that you are "fit for duty."  Whether you are coming in for your regular work day or you accept a call out.  Many of us are subject...

by Brian Young | on Mar 12, 2019

Southwest Mechanics Union Force Action

Just days after Southwest Airlines filed a lawsuit against their mechanic's union for taking planes out of service for safety issues, the airline is coming under new pressure from consumers and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 27, 2019

Making the Red Flag Gun Bill a National Law

On Wednesday, House Democrats passed one the most significant pieces of gun legislation in years. The vote, which will be a part of a series of gun control bills that are voted on this week, would...

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...

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