I’ve often thought of journalist Ken Ward, Jr. as a genius. Now it is official.
Poultry workers at Sanderson Farms in Bryan, Texas want better working conditions, including access to the bathroom when their bladders and bowels demand it.
MSHA head accused of illegal undermining of mine safety rules; Farm Bill provision could create a huge safety loophole for chemical facilities; hourly workers face hard choices in hurricane evacuations; and labor unions see big bump in millennial membership.
A new paper examines the experiences of home care aides with on-the-job slips, trips, and falls. Effectively addressing the hazard might require the aide to cajole a client’s family to change their behavior.
Another day, another study on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, just one of the many public health gains on the table this November.
A new book features 500 photographs by Earl Dotter that capture the dignity, pride and hazards of work.