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?
Read Whole Story
We need HR 2067, the Protecting America's Workers Act (PAWA). A fully resourced OSHA could fill in the gaps where the state-level agencies often fail.
It's hard to even determine the problems with workplace safety when employers are systematically undermining the data.
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more.