News From: Safety

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 30, 2019

Understanding the Red Flag Bill

Following the Sandy Hook shooting, lawmakers in New York stepped up to pass some of the toughest gun laws in the country. The law, known as the SAFE Act, was common sense gun legislation that has...

by Press and Media | on Jan 23, 2019

Gun Sales Have Nothing to do with POTUS

Following years of mass shootings, reports indicate that sales of firearms have fallen over the last two years. Read more from the AP below.

by Guest Post | on Jan 15, 2019

Ironing Out Sexual Harrassment

ENR named Iron Workers (IW) general organizer for safety and diversity Vicki O'Leary a 2018 top 25 newsmaker. The honor is in recognition of her groundbreaking work through the organization's...

by Press and Media | on Dec 14, 2018

Walmart and Target Selling Poisonous Toys

The New York Attorney General is suing Walmart, Target and LaRose Industries for selling wristbands to kids that had lead levels significantly higher than allowed. Read more from the AP.

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...