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The Toll of Neglect
The 2018 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 number of workers ages 55 or older killed on the job in 2016, which represents 36% of all worker fatalities.
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Lawmakers want to privatize Veterans Affairs facilities and risk the specialized care our veterans deserve. Tell your senator to protect VA hospitals, and the care of our veterans, from corporate interests.
Call your representative now and urge them to sign on to a letter in support of labor protections and the freedom to organize in the new North American Free Trade Agreement.
July 20, 2018
Tomorrow marks the eighth anniversary of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, a key piece of legislation passed to combat the dangerous corporate behavior that sparked the global financial crisis.
July 19, 2018
In yet another example of an irresponsible, undemocratic, unprecedented attempt to wipe out labor unions from the United States, the Trump administration has ordered federal agencies across the country to begin implementing the three controversial executive orders to obstruct our work fighting discrimination, retaliation, and injustices in the federal workplace.
July 18, 2018
AFL‑CIO President Richard Trumka (UMWA) spoke at the Missouri AFL‑CIO’s 29th Biennial Convention yesterday, rallying a packed audience of local union leaders and working Missourians in the fight against Prop. A. He recalled the charge that President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered to Americans in the midst of the Great Depression: “True patriotism urges us to build an even more substantial America where the good things of life may be shared by more of us.”