Day laborers in Houston are key players in the clean-up and recovery worker following Hurricane Harvey. Eight weeks after the disaster, a new report describes the work they've been doing, the hazards they face, and the wages being paid
In unsurprising but equally as disappointing news, Republicans in Congress are trying yet again to take affordable health care access away from millions of their fellow Americans. Here’s what it means for you. Yet again.
Now available is a first-of-its kind database of U.S. worker fatality cases which were criminally prosecuted. The collection currently contains 77 cases from 17 states, and offers links to court records, investigation files, and news stories from each case.
Alexander Acosta told lawmakers that negotiations are underway to resolve industry's and labor's concerns about OSHA's silica rule. He answered questions about workplace violence and requirements for injury reporting.
In its release of new guidelines that recommend big reductions in antibiotic use in food animals, WHO cited the presence of extensive literature on this topic. So why did USDA put out a statement with a misleading description of the guidelines' scientific basis?
U.S. Chemical Safety Board considers withdrawing retaliation protections for offshore oil workers; unions re-examine their role in the wake of sexual harassment revelations; America's fastest-growing jobs are also among the lowest-paying jobs; and migrant women continue to face exploitation on the job.
The Steelworkers union is challenging the Trump administration's plan to diminish mine safety improvements and a 1969 law is on their side.
The American Public Health Association adopted 13 new policy statements. Six of them address priority topics on worker safety and environmental health.
Five individuals were honored at the American Public Health Association's annual meeting for their achievements to improve occupational health and safety.