Press Clips | May 19, 2022

Injury rates surge at Amazon’s New York facilities

Via: City and State New York

Amazon warehouses nationwide saw a spike in injuries in 2021, but the increase is even more stark in New York.(…)

Press Clips | May 15, 2022

‘A magnet for rip-off artists’: Fraud siphoned billions from pandemic unemployment benefits

Via: The Washington Post

Identity theft and other sophisticated criminal schemes contributed to potentially $163 billion in waste, while inflicting harm on unwitting victims.(…)

Press Clips | April 19, 2022

Climate Change Is Making Jobs Deadlier—and OSHA Can’t Take the Heat

Via: Mother Jones

Conservatives have gutted America’s workplace watchdog. Workers are paying with their lives.

Press Clips | December 16, 2021

Report: Amazon facilities in Minnesota have high rate of injuries, pay inequities

Via: Star Tribune

A new report by the National Employment Law Project and Awood Center urges investigations by state authorities and more involvement(…)

Press Clips | December 15, 2021

These 4 states pay unemployment benefits to unvaccinated workers who were fired

Via: CNBC

The governors of Florida, Iowa, Kansas and Tennessee signed laws in recent weeks that change eligibility rules for jobless benefits.

Press Clips | December 6, 2021

Conservative Republicans are threatening a government shutdown in 2 days to nix funding for Biden’s vaccine mandate — which isn’t even in effect yet

Via: Business Insider

Congress is inching closer to a government shutdown in two days as conservative lawmakers threaten to oppose a short-term funding(…)

Press Clips | November 23, 2021

Amazon settles California claims it concealed COVID-19 cases from workers

Via: Reuters

Amazon.com has reached a settlement with California to resolve claims it concealed from warehouse workers and local health agencies the numbers(…)

Press Clips | November 15, 2021

Whistleblowers to play key role in enforcing vaccine mandate

Via: AP News

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) doesn’t have nearly enough workplace safety inspectors to enforce COVID-19 vaccine mandate, relying on(…)

Press Clips | November 9, 2021

U.S. Sets Jan. 4 Vaccination Deadline for Big Private Employers

Via: New York Times

The new rule, applying to companies with 100 or more employees, is expected to cover 84 million workers, roughly 31(…)

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