OSHA's obligation is to protect all employees against any unnecessary risks. And if that means putting a physical barrier between human workers and potentially lethal animals, the Feds are saying so be it.
If labor fails after rebuffing the worst of these attacks, the slow decline in private‐sector unionism will be mirrored by a similar decline in the public sector that accelerates the race to the bottom for the American economy.
Each year, inhabitants of the least-developed Asian countries pursue the economic benefits of overseas employment despite the high social cost at home and possibility of injury at the hands of employers abroad.
US Airways is determined not to see its Piedmont Airlines workers unionized. Baggage handlers at non-unionized work subsidiaries of US Airways Express, like Piedmont, make half of what their unionized counterparts.