We Need a Bold Response to the COVID-19 Crisis
Working people across the country are joining together on Wednesday, June 3, to demand a bold response from our elected officials to the COVID-19 crisis.Make Your Voice Heard
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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 across the country are joining together on Wednesday, June 3, to demand a bold response from our elected officials to the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
May 29, 2020
Driving two 26-foot trucks packed with food, members of the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 6 set out on the road to bring urgently-needed food relief to union families in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. They started their journey in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on May 26, loading up the trucks with thousands of pounds of union-made rolls, breads, cereals and snacks.
May 28, 2020
The latest episode of the Labor Radio-Podcast Weekly features an Essential Workers Bill of Rights, Kooper Caraway and more. This week’s highlights include:
May 28, 2020
NewsGuild-CWA member Andy N. didn’t think he was going to lose his job when he received the email for the “all staff” meeting. But that is exactly what happened. Dozens of journalists got laid off, including him, because of the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.