News Releases | December 7, 2017

NELP Applauds GAO Report on Workplace Hazards in Meat and Poultry Industry

The report confirms that dangerous working conditions persist in the nation’s meat and poultry industry.

News Releases | November 22, 2017

On the Publication of OSHA’s Final Rule on Improved Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

OSHA’s rule will help prevent serious injuries and workplace deaths.

News Releases | October 16, 2017

Unprecedented Coalition Urges Food Safety Officials to Reject Poultry Industry Effort to Increase Line Speeds

The current pace of 140 birds per minute is already dangerous for workers and consumers.

News Releases | October 2, 2017

Trump’s Deregulation Agenda Means Lower Pay and Higher Injury Risk for America’s Workers

The administration sides with Wall Street and wealthy corporations over working families at virtually every turn.

News Releases | August 16, 2017

40 Groups Urge Agriculture Secretary to Oppose Increasing Line Speeds in Poultry Plants

Increasing line speeds at poultry plants would jeopardize workers’ and consumers’ safety.

News Releases | June 29, 2017

Members of Congress Urge USDA to Protect Workers, Reject Increase in Poultry Processing Line Speeds

Rep. Rosa DeLauro and 12 others urge Agriculture Sec. to protect the health and safety of poultry workers.

News Releases | June 23, 2017

Trump DOL Proposes Rollback of Beryllium Protections

The Trump administration is taking us backwards again, abandoning workplace protections against toxic beryllium fumes and dust.

News Releases | May 31, 2017

OSHA Cites Saipan Casino Contractors for Egregious Worker Safety Violations

OSHA fined the companies $191,000 for 20 serious violations, among the largest penalties this year.

News Releases | May 15, 2017

NELP Applauds Federal Legislation on Accurate Workplace Safety Records

It would restore OSHA’s ability to sanction larger employers in the most dangerous industries for hiding serious workplace injuries.

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