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Job Safety

Keeping Workers Safe, On Labor Day and Every Day

Patrick Dolan, Jr. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Patrick Dolan, Jr.

Organized labor is facing new challenges in 2013 here in New York. One of the biggest hurdles we face as an industry is awareness of safety issues on job sites.

White House Inaction on Silica Is Deadly for Workers

Richard Trumka | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Richard Trumka

The delay in job safety protections for silica is inexcusable and heartless. It's time for industry opponents to stand down and time for the White House to stand up for working men and women.

Cole Stangler

Report Shows Cost Of Poor Safety Standards In Construction Industry | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Construction injuries and fatalities cost the state of Maryland more than $700 million between 2008 and 2010, according to a report released Tuesday b...

End the Delays Deadly to Workers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Saturday is Workers' Memorial Day, a time devoted to commemorating those killed on the job. No one volunteers to sacrifice their life for corporate profit, yet every day in workplaces across this country, the lives of 12 workers are taken, not given.

This Isn't Deficit Control. It's Assault.

Richard Trumka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Trumka

This isn't "fiscal responsibility" or "deficit control." It's about the most bald-faced assault on America's middle class I've ever seen.

Yes, We Can? See Which Countries Are Most Hopeful For 2011

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Perhaps it's no surprise coming from the nation that gave us Les Misérables: the French have the world's gloomiest economic outlook for 2011, accordi...

Dealing With Favoritism in the Work Place

Dr. Ellen Libby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ellen Libby

Growing up as a favorite, overlooked or unfavorite child has a strong influence on our personalities, and this shows in the workplace. See where you fit in. Is your job secure?