National Employment Law Project
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The coronavirus has shined a light on the fragility and inadequacy of our worker health policies. We have an opportunity(…)
There is an increased likelihood of serious injuries among poultry workers, who are disproportionately people of color and immigrants.
The wellbeing of tens of thousands of workers in pork processing plants is at stake.
BLS Data Shows Fatalities of African American Workers Rose 16% in 2018—Highest in 20 Years
But the rest of the DOL’s regulatory agenda is business as usual, to workers’ detriment.
A new USDA rule would remove all line-speed limits in pork plants, putting both workers and consumers at risk.
This is a dangerous step backwards in worker and food safety.
USDA wants to speed up pig slaughter lines and reduce government inspectors in pork plants.
Our report documents an epidemic of workplace violence at McDonald’s restaurants, compounded by the company’s failure to protect its workers.