News Releases | October 4, 2018

Trump USDA to Allow Faster Poultry Line Speeds, Ignoring Danger to Workers & Consumers

Poultry workers already suffer staggeringly high rates of work-related injury and illnesses—rates 60 percent higher than the average worker.

News Releases | September 26, 2018

On DOL’s Ill-Advised Proposal to Repeal Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes and Hospitals

DOL is ignoring evidence of the dangers for young workers operating power-driven patient lifting devices.

News Releases | July 31, 2018

USDA Urged to Reject Line-Speed-Increase Requests from Poultry Plants

The poultry facilities’ request to operate at faster line speeds than allowable by law endangers both workers and consumers.

News Releases | June 21, 2018

Ohio Immigration Raids Will Deter Workers From Speaking Up Against Dangerous Conditions

Three workers were maimed or killed in the targeted plants in the past six months.

News Releases | June 12, 2018

Enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Laws Declines Under Trump Administration

OSHA is cutting back on enforcement, with key enforcement indicators showing declining activity.

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.

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