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Agencies will 'protect' staff but not you, even if you're more in danger.

There’s nothing wrong with protecting staff from on-the-job injuries.  In fact that’s a good idea.  But that’s not really what this is about in the first place.   1,203 more words

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U.S. workplace fatalities on the rise, unions warn

As working people around the world paused last weekend to remember those killed or injured on the job, the largest U.S. labor federation released a… 524 more words

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Ken Peterson: Safety legislation offers lesson in policy over party

April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, meant to remember those who were killed at work and to advocate for improved worker safety and health. The day is also a useful reminder that elected representatives don’t need to be locked in acrimony and positional politics and that they can help. 656 more words

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My Time at Amazon

After seeing a job posting for Amazon on Indeed, I applied for a job in one of their warehouses.  At the time I had no idea what I was getting myself into as I had never worked for an organization that big.  1,758 more words

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CALIFORNIA FOIBLE HIRING RULE BLOG

California Is Definitely Unique:  How Employers’ Commitment Vary Under Cal/OSHA With Regard to Publicizing Severe Workstation Wounds.

This blog entry was initially distributed in Seyfarth Shaw’s Environmental and Safety Rule Update. 391 more words

Occupational Safety

When ignoring work calls on the road could save your life | Opinion

City, county and state law-enforcement campaigns have been trying to spread the message that distracted driving is dangerous driving since at least 2009, when Oregon’s first cellphone-while-driving ban went into effect. 12 more words

Opinion

Janus Case: An Attack on All Workers

On Monday, February 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that will determine whether working Americans can join together to bargain for better pay, healthcare and retirement benefits, working conditions, and career opportunities. 265 more words

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