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Occupational Safety and Health Act

What's an American Worker's Life Worth? About $5,900

David Macaray | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
David Macaray

The only realistic hope one has of working in a safe industrial environment is to join a union. By and large, union jobs are safer than non-union jobs. And given that a union's sole concern is the welfare of its members, why wouldn't they be?

Lila Shapiro

The Decline in Workplace-Related Deaths | 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...

Workers Need a Robust OSHA for Their Survival

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

To reduce that daily toll, to make Workers Memorial Day less memorable, the U.S. Labor Department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration must be properly funded and empowered.