National Employment Law Project
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Meat and poultry processing workers suffer some of the highest rates of workplace injuries and illnesses.
Poultry plant workers say they routinely are denied time to use the bathroom.
Employers must submit workplace injury and illness records to OSHA electronically.
More than 250,000 men and women work in U.S. poultry plants in unbelievably harsh conditions.
Workers should not have to sacrifice their lives for a paycheck.
The ruling could help stop the cancerous spread of workers’ comp “opt out” plans.
The addition of Debbie Berkowitz as NELP’s senior fellow for worker safety and health is a wonderful opportunity.
Requiring federal contractors to obey the law is not a burden—it’s the bare minimum taxpayers have a right to expect.
The federal government has long been required to do business only with responsible contractors.