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The Toll of Neglect
The 2019 edition of the Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect report shows how too many workers remain at serious risk of workplace injury, illness and death.
The estimated number of deaths each year attributed to occupational diseases caused by chemical exposures.
The number of worker deaths caused by workplace violence in 2017, the third-leading cause of death on the job.
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Working people are desperate for our leaders to put partisanship aside and do what is right for our health, our economy and our country. Tell your Senator to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) and provide the relief working families need.
An emergency temporary standard is needed to protect workers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Tell your representative to support H.R. 6559, The COVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020.
We need a strong postal system now more than ever but the U.S. Postal Service is facing bankruptcy and the vital, quality services we've come to expect are at risk of being privatized. Tell Congress to act now to save it.
The House of Representatives passed a bill that would provide urgently needed protections for health care and social services workers. Now it's time for the Senate to act. Tell your senator to support an OSHA workplace violence standard.
July 2, 2020
Whether they are an academic researcher looking for a drug to fight the deadly virus, an autoworker making a quick pivot to manufacture ventilators, masks or shields, a maintenance worker disinfecting the plant, or a health care worker making sure the sick can receive treatment, UAW members are courageously doing what they can to battle COVID-19. The union profiled some of its members on the front lines who are fighting every day to deal with the public health crisis.
July 1, 2020
The U.S. economy gained 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 11.1%, according to figures released Thursday morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The improvements reflect the continued resumption of economic activity that previously was curtailed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 1, 2020
The Milwaukee Area Labor Council, under the leadership of President Pam Fendt (LIUNA), has been hosting weekly events on Wednesdays for union members to thank front-line workers.