I heard a few interesting things when I tuned in to listen to Labor Secretary Acosta testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee.
The first six months of the Trump administration nine coal miners have been fatally injured on the job. That's one more than all of 2016.
Tesla's investment in solar, auto, and battery technology is helping in the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy sources. The question is whether the firm will accomplish it on the high road of labor rights and worker safety.
The Union of Concerned Scientists filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit challenging the President's order that agencies delete two regulations for every one it plans to propose.
OxyChem imports about 300,000 pounds of asbestos annually. Health groups allege the company failed to report to EPA their significant use of asbestos.
What company gives an employee "points" for missing work because their appendix ruptured, or they got in a car crash, or their mother died? It's Walmart. Their "point" system is exposed in a new report by A Better Balance.
My afternoon snack of a Chobani yogurt comes from New York State's $14 billion dairy industry. The state leads the country in Greek yogurt production. Interviews with 88 dairy parlor workers describe low wages, injuries, and poor housing and a call for companies to adopt strong labor codes of conduct.
Add this to the list of absurdities from the Trump Administration: the Justice Department (DOJ) is arguing that the AFL-CIO and the United Steelworkers (USW) should rely on the Trump’s DOJ to defend an Obama-era OSHA regulation.
President Trump's decision to abandon the Paris climate agreement is a low point for the U.S.A. America can never be great with a President who ignores science and uses his power to favor the few over the many.
A Georgia congressman thinks poultry plants should be able to increase line speeds to 175 birds per minute. That was a bad idea from Obama’s USDA. It was nixed, but now it’s resurrected.