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News From: Safety

by Press and Media | on Dec 01, 2020

The Clapping Ended, the Risk to Healthcare Workers Did Not

As COVID-19 continues to rage, healthcare workers from nurses in New York to the hospital laundry workers have begun organizing and going on strike over the lack of wages, protection, and benefits...

by Brian Young | on Nov 23, 2020

RWDSU: Protect Retail Workers on Black Friday

With Thanksgiving here and the biggest shopping weekend of the year right behind it, union officials are worried that a rush of customers into stores on Black Friday could put workers at risk. Yet at...

by Press and Media | on Nov 19, 2020

Tyson Managers Taking Bets On Workers Getting COVID

Vice is reporting that managers at a Tyson plant were caught taking bets on how many of their workers would get sick as COVID ripped through their factories. Find out more below from Vice.

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 18, 2020

COVID Positive Nurses Told to Go to Work

Across the country, COVID-19 cases are spiking. Harkening back to the dark days of March and April, hospitals are becoming overrun with sick patients. This is putting a strain on nurses and doctors...

by Guest Post | on Nov 06, 2020

CWA Responds to AT&T COVID-19 Outbreak

Despite 30 employees at an AT&T call center in Tustin, Calif. testing positive for COVID-19 and a probable fatality from the disease, AT&T has not agreed to allow all employees at the center...

by Brian Young | on Oct 29, 2020

Police Unions Push Bill to Regulate Protests

During the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer, Seattle Washington became a flashpoint in Trump’s campaign against protestors. He held up the so-called Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, an...

by Press and Media | on Oct 21, 2020

1 in 4 Workers Considered Quitting Over COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues 25% of workers say they have considered quitting their jobs to stay safe.  Find out more below

by Brian Young | on Oct 21, 2020

Proud Boys Threaten Democrats in Florida

Democratic voters in important swing states like Florida, Arizona, and Alaska have begun receiving threatening emails about voting for Joe Biden. The emails claim to be from the noted white...

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2020

Unions Want Disneyland Reopened

All summer Disneyland in Anaheim California has been closed due to COVID-19. Although Disneyworld in Orlando Florida was allowed to reopen, California has refused to let theme parks begin operations...

by Brian Young | on Oct 12, 2020

AFL-CIO: OSHA's Many Pandemic Failures

Seven months into the pandemic and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has still failed to investigate many of the COVID-19 workplace complaints that have been filed by employees...