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News From: Safety

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 21, 2021

Biden Signs Order to Create COVID OSHA Standard

One day after taking the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden has hit the ground running with a number of Executive Orders (EO) aimed at controlling the COVID-...

by Brian Young | on Jan 15, 2021

List: Capitol Insurgents Who Lost Their Job

Listed below are the worst of the worst. Since the DC Riot, the FBI has asked for help in identifying those who took part in the violence. Many have been identified and some have lost their jobs....

by Brian Young | on Jan 08, 2021

FBI Releases Pictures of Wanted Trump Rioters

Two days after the attack on the US Capitol, there are still many unanswered questions as well as a national search for the perpetrators. Some, like Richard Barnett, the man seen sitting in Speaker...

by Guest Post | on Jan 05, 2021

13 Things to Do If Your Boss Doesn't Take COVID Seriously

This post was written by the AFGE Winter is not coming. It’s already here.   Due to the high volume of COVID-19 exposure in several government agencies, our union has...

by Press and Media | on Dec 21, 2020

Boston Cops Bragged About Hitting Protestors

A new video has emerged of Boston Police attacking protestors during the George Floyd protests. Read more below from Yahoo.

by AFL-CIO | on Dec 17, 2020

Job Fatalities Rise Under Trump

Too many of America’s workers are being killed on the job and face dangerous working conditions. The latest data from the U.S.  Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 14, 2020

Teamsters Deliver First COVID-19 Vaccines

Following the FDA’s approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, a national race was on to deliver the vaccine to hospitals and health care clinics so that frontline workers could begin getting...

by Press and Media | on Dec 10, 2020

Man Arrested after Bomb Threat at Teamsters Union Hall

A Teamsters local in Spokane, Washington had to deal with a bomb threat today after a crazed Trump supporter attempted to blow up the local Democratic office, which is located within the Teamsters...

by Guest Post | on Dec 09, 2020

IBEW Trains Fire Departments on Dealing with Solar Power

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. It’s among a firefighter’s worst-case scenarios: An overnight call to a scene where the surroundings are dark and unfamiliar and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 04, 2020

Teachers Move to the Front of the COVID Vaccine List

With news that a vaccine for COVID-19 could be available by the middle of December, officials are trying to figure out who to vaccinate first. While healthcare workers seem like a no-brainer,...