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News From: Safety

by Brian Young | on May 19, 2021

Regulate Self Driving Cars

As technology changes, autonomous vehicles are becoming more prevalent. Tesla has a self-driving car, Waymo, Uber, and Lyft are all testing them, and Amazon has spent years talking about using drones...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 14, 2021

Teachers Union: Reopen Schools this Fall

After a year and a half of remote or hybrid learning, the President of the nation’s two largest teachers' unions are calling for schools to be fully reopened to in-person learning in the...

by AFL-CIO | on May 04, 2021

275 Workers a Day Die in the United States

This post was written by the AFL-CIO. In 2019, 5,333 working people were killed on the job and an estimated 95,000 died from occupational diseases, according to the 30th edition of the report...

by Guest Post | on Apr 28, 2021

Presidential Statement on Workers Memorial

America’s workers are the backbone of our economy.  In every State, territory, and Tribal land, they leave their homes and families and head to work — applying their grit and skill...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 20, 2021

Shooting at Stop & Shop Kills 1, Injures 2

On Tuesday, mid-day shoppers and employees fled a Stop and Shop grocery store in West Hempstead, New York after someone open fired at the store killing one and injuring two others. The shooter then...

by Press and Media | on Apr 15, 2021

Capitol Police Ignored FBI Warnings

A new report shows just how unprepared the Capitol police were from the January 6th attack. Read more about the report below from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 12, 2021

Biden Puts Doug Parker In Charge of OSHA

California workplace safety chief Doug Parker will take over running the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said President Joe Biden on Friday. Parker has a long history of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 24, 2021

Link: Cops and Capitol Insurgency

On January 6th a mob of angry Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol in an attempt to stop the Congress from approving the Electoral College vote that would make Joe Biden the President. The...

by Brian Young | on Mar 19, 2021

Construction Deaths Increase in New York City

This week, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) released their annual construction fatality report. The report looked at newly available data from 2019 and found a...

by Brian Young | on Mar 18, 2021

Unions Speak out On Rise in Violence against Asian Americans

One year ago, the world changed as many countries around the world shut down to protect their citizens from COVID-19. In the following twelve months, Asian Americans have faced increasing attacks as...