Commentary | May 11, 2016

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

Via: Quartz

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

News Releases | May 11, 2016

On the New Federal Rule Requiring Better Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

Employers must submit workplace injury and illness records to OSHA electronically.

Commentary | April 22, 2016

On Factory Farms, Chickens and Workers Alike Suffer

Via: New York Times

More than 250,000 men and women work in U.S. poultry plants in unbelievably harsh conditions.

News Releases | March 24, 2016

OSHA Issues Updated Rule Protecting Workers from Deadly Silica Dust

Workers should not have to sacrifice their lives for a paycheck.

Blog | March 3, 2016

Scheme to Gut Protections for Injured Workers Ruled Illegal in Oklahoma

Via: Huffington Post

The ruling could help stop the cancerous spread of workers’ comp “opt out” plans.

Press Clips | January 21, 2016

BNA Daily Labor Report: NELP Expands Its Reach Into Safety and Health of Low-Wage Workers

Via: Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report

The addition of Debbie Berkowitz as NELP’s senior fellow for worker safety and health is a wonderful opportunity.

Commentary | November 16, 2015

The Hill: Don’t Reward Lawbreakers with Federal Contracts

Via: The Hill

Requiring federal contractors to obey the law is not a burden—it’s the bare minimum taxpayers have a right to expect.

Commentary | November 12, 2015

BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter: Proposed Rule Will Protect Responsible Workers, Contractors

Via: BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter

The federal government has long been required to do business only with responsible contractors.

Commentary | November 11, 2015

What Every Consumer Needs to Know Before Taking Another Bite of Chicken

Via: The Hill

The poultry industry is cutting corners when it comes to workers’ safety.

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