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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently proposed a long-overdue change in silica dust regulations. The permissible exposure limit for silica dust has not been changed since 1971;
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 10:55 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Workers locked out by American Crystal Sugar in August 2011 rejected a contract offer from the company for the fourth time this weekend. Each time the workers have voted, the margin rejecting the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 09:07 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Lawyers for warehouse workers in a class action against the contractors who run warehouses for Walmart are trying to add Walmart itself to the suit. The warehouse in question is owned by Walmart ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 10:55 AM PST with 42 Recommends
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by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 10:55 AM PST with 60 Recommends
A fair day's wage Josh Eidelson has more on planned Black Friday Walmart protests . How ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 09:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Michael Frank headed over to a rally in East Grand Forks, Minn., last night, one of many he’s taken part in over the past year. Frank, along with 1,300 other workers , was locked out of the ...
by Tula Connell
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 07:58 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
( Working America ) Many, many words have been written about how Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin recall election shows that labor no longer wields ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 05:55 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
For workers in two lockouts I've written about in recent months, it's two different stories. The lockout at Connecticut's West River Health Care Center ended this week. The lockout had ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Apr 07, 2012 at 05:55 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Daniel ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Feb 05, 2012 at 12:55 PM PST with 66 Recommends
Rick Santorum does ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 04:55 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Workers at American Crystal Sugar ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 08:26 AM PST with 47 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Oct 28, 2011 at 04:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
American Crystal Sugar ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 09:30 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
This story affects my family because my sister is married to a sugar beet farmer. He’s quite reticent about his finances, but some years he does fairly well and some years the weather is bad and ...
by Dbug
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Aug 28, 2011 at 12:08 AM PDT with 47 Recommends