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Green America 'pleased' with Apple's first steps in banning chemicals; urges Apple to go further

Green America’s press release, verbatim:

Green America announced today that it is pleased with Apple’s August 13 announcement that it is taking first steps to protect the workers who make their products from dangerous chemical exposures. 391 more words

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These 2 Harmful Chemicals Will No Longer Be Used to Assemble Your iPhone

Apple said Wednesday that its factories would no longer use two chemicals that are potentially hazardous to workers in the assembly of iPhones and iPads. 167 more words

Apple bans use of 2 hazardous chemicals in iPhone assembly

“Five months after the activist groups China Labor Watch and Green America launched a petition drive calling on Apple Inc. to abandon the use of benzene and n-hexane in the production of iPhones,” Apple has done just that, according to The Associated Press. 89 more words

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Ag Center Confronts Rape in Field

The PBS FRONTLINE 2013 documentary, “Rape in the Fields,” highlights undocumented women from California’s Salinas and Fresno areas as well as Washington’s Yakima Valley experience with sexual harassment and rape suffered at the hands of their supervisors. 326 more words

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OSHA Whistleblower Protection Act: What You Need to Know

As many already know OSHA takes whistleblower protection very seriously and is stepping up protection for those who speak out against non-compliant and unsafe working conditions. 194 more words

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The Cost of Lower Prices

Roger’s note: human beings are both producers and consumers.  As consumers we enjoy a good bargain.  As producers we NEED a decent job.  Collectively labor should always trump consumption, although we are seduced by lower prices to betray the solidarity essential to the human community of producers (i.e. 31 more words

Roger Hollander

Worker safety on construction sites

Employee Safety on Construction Sites Is a Top Priority

In any construction environment, you are going to be warned that safety precedes. Building requires the use of heavy equipment and machinery. 447 more words

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