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by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 28, 2021

NYC's Massive Safety Sweep

Following three tragic deaths on New York City construction sites last month, the City’s building department has taken part in a month-long sweep to ensure that construction is being done the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 17, 2021

Amazon Injury Rate Nearly Twice Walmart's

Over the last ten years, Amazon has seen exponential growth. Once the butt of jokes about the company was not profitable, they have now become the second-largest retailer in the United States, their...

by Brian Young | on Jun 11, 2021

OSHA Issues Safety Order for Healthcare Workers

15 months after COVID hit the United States and six months after President Biden ordered OSHA to create a COVID workplace standard, the agency has finally released a temporary safety standard, but...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2021

Stores Ask Customers to Pledge to Be Nice to Workers

A dozen retailers, including big names like GAP and H&M, are collaborating on a campaign to enlist customers to combat the growing epidemic of bad behavior towards retail workers. The effort,...

by Press and Media | on May 26, 2021

Flight Attendant Assaulted

Yet another flight attendant was been injured after she was assaulted by an unruly passenger on a Southwest flight between Sacramento and San Diego. Find out more about the increasing violence...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 26, 2021

Shooting at Union Transit Facility

On Wednesday, a gunman opened fire on a San Jose light rail yard. The latest deadly shooting ended with at least eight people dead and countless others injured. The shooting took place at the...

by Brian Young | on May 21, 2021

Seven Nooses Found at Amazon Facility

Community leaders and workers are up in arms after another racist incident at an Amazon warehouse in Connecticut. The incident happened at an Amazon warehouse that is being built in Windsor...

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...

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