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Once it was confirmed Nov. 6 what had been obvious well back in the election campaign that the House of Representatives would remain firmly in GOP hands, it was equally obvious legislative ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 58 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 09:12 AM PST with 208 Recommends
Earlier in the week, eight workers ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 86 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 06:52 AM PDT with 205 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
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by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 83 comments on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 10:31 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
BY BILL MOYERS & MICHAEL WINSHIP Originally posted at BillMoyers.com If you want to see why the public approval rating of Congress is down in the sub-arctic range -- an icy 15 percent by last ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 01:21 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
Walmart is so big and powerful that it exerts a powerful downward force on wages and working conditions not just in retail but throughout its supply chain of warehouses, manufacturers, and other ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2012 at 05:25 PM PDT with 78 Recommends
We still don't know the final casualty count from the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas; as of this writing the death toll ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 163 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 06:45 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
Here's one way to understand just how anti-worker the 2012 Republican platform is. Look at this chart showing the relationship between the Occupational Safety and ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 10:55 AM PDT with 63 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
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 12:09 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
( Hotel Workers Rising ) The Pritzker family owns the majority of stock in Hyatt Hotels and is the richest family in Chicago and the fifth richest family in the United States. But not only does ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Mar 02, 2012 at 04:24 PM PST with 54 Recommends
The 4,551 people who were killed on the job in American workplaces in 2009 represent "carnage that eclipsed the total number of U.S. fatalities in the nine-year Iraq war ... Yet the typical fine ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon May 21, 2012 at 09:11 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
The fast food worker strikes of the past few years aren't just about higher pay, they're also about improving working conditions. This Monday, a group of McDonald's workers pressed that part of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 10:24 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
A reminder: Gov. Rick Perry wants companies to ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 10:11 AM PST with 45 Recommends
The federal government is trying to do a better job tracking workplace injuries , which would make it easier for workers to show that they were injured on the job and get some compensation. But�
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2015 at 08:18 AM PST with 39 Recommends
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
When we think about workplace fatalities, it's natural that we think about cases like the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, which at this writing had caused ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 05:55 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
KETV news An explosion at an ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 11:59 AM PST with 34 Recommends
It's not surprising that stricter enforcement of workplace safety and health regulations would reduce workplace deaths. But you wouldn't necessarily expect to see as direct and clear a ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 10:55 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
The subject title comes from a sentence in this report from actual Wisconsin Professionals, in the Construction Trades, making a complaint sent to OSHA about the esteemed elitist Gov. Walker and the ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 11:36 AM PDT with 26 Recommends