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Calculating the Cost of Nothing

By Phil La Duke

I’ve been writing this blog for almost 10 years (I started in July 2016) and during a decade of writing it, I haven’t said much about what I do; that is to say, I don’t share much about my day job. 1,230 more words


Another major factory fire in Bangladesh shows "industry safeguards" are failing

Updated with H&M’s statement at 12:30pm in Hong Kong.

A Bangladesh factory that made clothing for H&M and JC Penny caught on fire early in the morning of  Feb. 345 more words

Delivery boys in India's eCom industry

Some months back LiveMint  published a photo essay on the life of a delivery boy in India – ‘Sign Here Please’: The Life of a Delivery Boy… 1,492 more words


It came in like a wrecking ball.

A tale of how a cold took me out.

By Angela Unsworth

Okay, so I’m a bit dramatic. A cold didn’t actually take me out, but it sure felt like it somedays. 389 more words

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SuperAmerica workers’ concerns fall on deaf ears

SuperAmerica continues to stonewall workers looking to meet with corporate leadership to discuss concerns about low pay, favoritism and poor working conditions.

Workers from the St. 375 more words

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OSHA Increases Focus on Safety for Construction Work in Confined Spaces

Effective, Monday, August 3, 2015, OSHA issued a new standard for construction work in confined spaces. The new subpart replaces the existing training requirement with a comprehensive program designed to protect employees from the atmospheric and physical hazards associated with working in confined spaces. 378 more words


Inspectors: Tough Conditions For Workers At State Hospital

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) – Inspectors are recommending a buddy system, more training and protective sleeves after finding “workplace violence” among employees who deal with patients at a state psychiatric hospital in Kalamazoo. 91 more words