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News From: Safety

by Mia Jorgenson | on Mar 30, 2012

We all have a right to a safe workplace

In our fight for your best interests this month CWA has successfully won against the deregulation of VoIP and we expect to see conference and other funding out of the professional development fund by...

by Leo Yanez | on Mar 08, 2012

Make safety a tool this Spring

Brothers and Sisters, as March progresses we keep our eyes on the politics of our Nation, the stock market, the rising gas prices, the weather and all the little things that make our life a blur. We...

by Leo Yanez | on Feb 17, 2012

Honoring the Leaders this February

The month of February is a fantastic month. Not because Spring is just around the corner or because it is the shortest month of the year - but because we remember and honor our past presidents and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2012

NYC Masonry Contractor Cited After Worker Falls 80 Feet

The US DOL recently reported that Manhattan, N.Y.-based Navillus Contracting Tile Inc. has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for alleged violations of safety standards...

by Leo Yanez | on Jan 26, 2012

Make Safety a Daily Habit

By now all of you probably know of the fatal accident that took the life of one of our brothers. He was not a member of Local 83, or even from New York for that matter, but he was a brother lineman...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2012

US DOL Nails Conway

Conway Stores Inc. of the Bronx, N.Y., has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards. Among the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 11, 2011

Remember when that Wal-Mart Worker died?

It wasn't too long ago - but back in 2008 the dingbats in Valley Stream trampled 34 year old Jdimytai Damour to death at 5 am on Black Friday just so they could get their hands on the latest...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 28, 2010

Op-Ed; We must do more to prevent workplace deaths

As this month's tragic mine disaster in West Virginia proves, workplace fatalities are not a thing of the past. And they happen much closer to home, too.Now and then we Long Islanders learn of...