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CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) & NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (NIOSH) ON FLOWBACK OPERATIONS (2014)

Part 1: Reports of Worker Fatalities during Flowback Operations

“Although worker safety hazards in the oil and gas extraction industry are well known, there is very little published data regarding occupational health hazards (e.g., types and magnitude of risks for chemical exposures) during oil and gas extraction operations. 799 more words

US

Mind the (Gender Pay) Gap

While I don’t suppose it will protect me from accusations of ‘mansplaining’, I am going to preface this blog with two pre-emptive statements. Firstly, I am wholly committed to eliminating sex discrimination in the workplace, unequal pay, and the gender pay gap. 1,898 more words

Workers' Rights

Labour's conference policy is to scrap the anti-union laws

Lambeth UNISON welcomed the policy passed at the 2017 Labour Party conference to scrap the anti-union laws from the 1980s up to the recent Trade Union Act and to introduced a bill of workers’ rights instead. 651 more words

Policy

Review: Beyond Bollywood (2013)

The documentary Beyond Bollywood provides a brief look at the lives of people who help make the film industry run. Pooja is a backup dancer who aspires to more. 775 more words

Feminism

Book Reflections - The Way to Paradise by Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010. When I saw a novel by this Peruan author at the Lifeline book fair in the section of international authors, I was excited to read one of his books. 696 more words

Book Review

Fast Food Justice Becomes Official Nonprofit, Fights For Workers' Rights

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A group that helped fast food workers secure a $15 per hour wage is now fighting for workers’ rights.

As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported Wednesday, Fast Food Justice, was a leader in the Fight for $15. 121 more words

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