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Commentary | March 11, 2020

Worker Health Is Central to Public Health

Commentary | March 11, 2020

Worker Health Is Central to Public Health

Via: The Hill

The coronavirus has shined a light on the fragility and inadequacy of our worker health policies. We have an opportunity(…)

News Releases | January 24, 2020

Two Worker Deaths in January Show Need for Reforms in U.S. Poultry Slaughterhouses

There is an increased likelihood of serious injuries among poultry workers, who are disproportionately people of color and immigrants.

Commentary | January 17, 2020

Letter to the editor: Line speeds, worker safety are real concerns

The wellbeing of tens of thousands of workers in pork processing plants is at stake.

News Releases | December 17, 2019

Report: As Workplace Fatalities Rise, Workplace Safety and Health Enforcement Falls to Lowest Level in Decades

BLS Data Shows Fatalities of African American Workers Rose 16% in 2018—Highest in 20 Years

News Releases | November 20, 2019

Workers Force Labor Department to Abandon Rule Endangering Teen Workers and Patients

But the rest of the DOL’s regulatory agenda is business as usual, to workers’ detriment.

Commentary | September 17, 2019

Risking Food Safety, USDA Plans to Let Slaughterhouses Self-Police

Via: The Hill

A new USDA rule would remove all line-speed limits in pork plants, putting both workers and consumers at risk.

News Releases | May 22, 2019

Report: McDonald’s Fails to Protect Workers from Gun Violence, Robberies, Attacks

Our report documents an epidemic of workplace violence at McDonald’s restaurants, compounded by the company’s failure to protect its workers.

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