“Listen! The wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.”

James 5:4

Don't Let Congress Kill Worker Safety!

Congress will soon vote on a budget proposed by the Trump Administration that would gut the agencies tasked with protecting working people on the job. Contact your Senators with a few clicks and tell them to #SaveOSHA!

Harwood’s Last Gasp? OSHA Announces Cruel and Bizarre Grant Round



From Confined Spaces:

by Jordan Barab

OSHA released a grant announcement last week for its Susan Harwood Worker Training Grants. No, the Trump administration did not wake up and suddenly realize how important job safety and health training is to high risk and vulnerable workers.  These grants are funded b...

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Workers Shine a Spotlight on Employer Abuses in Music City



From Truthout:

by Sonia Singh

Marches by immigrant workers are not an everyday sight in Nashville, Tennessee. But 50 hotel workers and supporters took to the streets June 20 to make visible the conditions facing low-wage workers in this city.

With the support of the worker center Workers' Dignity, they marched through downtow...

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AG Healey Wants Corporate Manslaughter Back on State’s Agenda

From WBSM:

by State House News Service

Attorney General Maura Healey joined worker safety advocates Tuesday to ask lawmakers to update the penalty for companies found responsible for death — a fine that has not changed since before Maine voted to secede from Massachusetts.

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Stop Wage Theft

Have you been a victim of wage theft?

Working off the clock, stealing tips, not paying overtime, or misclassifying workers are just a few ways dishonest employers might steal wages.

Learn to spot the signs and fight back here