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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...