Blog | April 5, 2024

A Closer Look at Amazon’s Misleading 2023 Injury Report

Amazon recently released its 2023 safety report, touting improvement in health and safety outcomes. Here NELP discusses some of the(…)

Press Clips | September 7, 2023

Climate change adds workplace costs and hazards

Via: Reuters

As global warming leads to more frequent spells of extreme heat around the world, workers are among the most exposed(…)

Press Clips | August 2, 2023

New U.S. Senate bills are aimed at helping farm laborers

Via: AG Daily News

U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla from California has introduced a pair of bills intended to allow the U.S. Department of Agriculture(…)

Press Clips | July 17, 2023

340,000 UPS drivers poised to strike over extreme heat, safe working conditions

Via: Grist

The largest single-employer strike in U.S. history could frame worker power as a climate solution.

Press Clips | June 22, 2023

Higher Minimum Wages and Mixed Effects on Health

Via: Naked Capitalism

A handful of studies have led influential health advocacy organisations to recommend increasing minimum wages to improve health. This column(…)

Press Clips | June 20, 2023

Amazon’s ‘Dangerous and Illegal’ Warehouse Conditions Under Senate Investigation

Via: Yahoo!Life

Workplace safety concerns at Amazon’s warehouses have now gotten the attention of one of the company’s most famous critics: Senator Bernie Sanders.

Press Clips | May 16, 2023

Why California’s COVID unemployment mess isn’t over yet

Via: The Orange County Register

The biggest logjam of contested unemployment cases lies in a state appeals process By Lauren Hepler | CalMatters It’s been 22(…)

Press Clips | March 13, 2023

Child Labor in the US: Despite Laws, Kids Work in Agriculture, Fast Food, Industry

Via: Teen Vogue

Child labor is not a relic of the past.

Press Clips | February 21, 2023

She Refused To Take a Drug Test Before Getting a Workplace Injury Treated—And Was Fired

Via: In These Times

A worker’s arm was mangled in a machine. Before treatment, a manager requested a drug test.

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