News Releases | May 7, 2018

The People Have Spoken: USDA Should Withdraw Its Proposal to Roll Back Protections in the Meatpacking Industry

There is overwhelming public opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed hog slaughter speed up rule.

News Releases | January 30, 2018

SOTU: The State of America’s Workers, One Year Later

This administration has repeatedly proven that the promise President Trump made in his inaugural address was empty rhetoric.

News Releases | January 30, 2018

USDA Rejects Poultry Industry Petition to Speed Up Factory Lines

The industry’s petition would have endangered the health of consumers and the safety of hundreds of thousands of workers.

News Releases | January 19, 2018

USDA Proposal to Increase Hog Processing Line Speeds Endangers Workers and Consumers

The Trump administration is perfectly willing to sacrifice workers’ health for the sake of corporate profits.

News Releases | December 14, 2017

Report: Mississippi Workers Are Dying on the Job at One of the Highest Rates in the Nation

Mississippi has one of the highest on-the-job fatality rates, but the lowest workers’ compensation benefits of any state.

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.

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