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Death on the Job

Nearly 5,000 U.S. Workers Died On The Job Last Year

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of workers who died on the job in the U.S. rose 2 percent last year, according to new data released by the Labor Department o...

Lila Shapiro

The Decline in Workplace-Related Deaths

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.28.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The number of workplace-related deaths and injuries decreased slightly in 2009 according to the nation's largest labor union, but that's n...

How Many More Must Die?

Richard Trumka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Here in the United States, you can get more jail time for harassing a burro on federal land than for killing a worker through workplace negligence. We must do more to ensure worker safety.