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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?

Deaths In The Fields: Why State Agencies Need Help Protecting America's Workers

David Dayen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Dayen

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.

The Story Of American Workplaces

David Dayen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Dayen

It's hard to even determine the problems with workplace safety when employers are systematically undermining the data.