News Releases | August 16, 2016

Tyson Foods Faces Significant OSHA Fines for Plant Hazards

OSHA leveled $263,000 in fines for dangerous conditions that can lead to disfiguring injuries.

Commentary | August 1, 2016

Fed Contracts Only for Those Who Respect Workplace Laws

Let’s not reward corporations that jeopardize workers’ safety, shortchange them on wages, and discriminate against them on the job.

News Releases | July 29, 2016

On OSHA’s First-Ever Citation of Big Poultry for Delaying Medical Care to Injured Workers

The conditions found at the Pilgrim’s Pride plant are all too common throughout the industry.

Commentary | July 1, 2016

For Workplace Safety Violators, Life Is Cheap

The Labor Department announced that penalties for workplace safety rules violatons will increase for the first time in 25 years.

Blog | June 24, 2016

NELP Releases New Studies of “Gig Economy” Workers’ Rights

Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”

Commentary | June 24, 2016

Gig Economy Workers Injured On the Job Should Get Workers’ Comp Protections

Taxi drivers & chauffeurs are killed on the job at a rate 5x higher than the average for all workers.

Blog | June 1, 2016

Health and Safety Risks Grow for Home Care Workers

Home health aides, personal care attendants, and certified nursing aides top the lists for workplace injuries, illness, and violence.

News Releases | May 25, 2016

GAO Report Finds Injured Meat & Poultry Workers Denied Medical Care at Worksite

Meat and poultry processing workers suffer some of the highest rates of workplace injuries and illnesses.

Commentary | May 11, 2016

Big Poultry Workers Are Literally Peeing Their Pants So That Americans Can Have Cheap Chicken

Poultry plant workers say they routinely are denied time to use the bathroom.

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