New waves activism targeted at Big Tech is offering hope and alternative social visions oriented toward social justice, public health and health equity.
We’re hearing more and more about a post-pandemic new normal. But unless we, as a nation, take stronger actions to protect workers, the new normal won’t be different from the old one, with the most vulnerable workers still at the most risk of injury and death.
Today, we are releasing the 9th edition of The Year in U.S. Occupational Health and Safety which recaps some of the most significant policy changes, advocacy activities, journalism and research over the last year.
Colleagues, former students, and advocates are sharing remembrances and tributes to Dr. Eula Bingham, who passed away on Saturday, June 13 at the age of 90.
The 8th edition of The Year in U.S. Occupational Health and Safety is hot off the press.
I saw the title of the paper ….Car Wash Workers. Immediately the 1976 R&B hit from the movie soundtrack invaded my brain… Working at the car wash, yeah Well, those cars never seem to stop coming (Work and work) Keep those rags and machines humming (Work and work) My fingers to the bone (Work) Can’t […]
NPR’s Howard Berkes and Benny Becker of Ohio Valley Resource invite us to listen to the voice of seven coal miners—all who have severe lung disease because of their work.
Nearly 50 percent of Black and Latina workers in the healthcare industry earn less than $15 per hour. Making it their minimum wage would lift 900,000 of them and their children out of poverty.
Live streaming of the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer (BOP) captured our attention in 2011. Rules were put in place in 2016 to guard against a similar disaster, but the White House is on the verge of rolling them back.
Texas firefighters are supposed to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance if they develop cancer. In the last seven years, 146 of 168 firefighters with cancer learned that is not the case.