News Releases | December 6, 2018

Poll Shows Nationwide Opposition to Trump DOL Proposal to Roll Back Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes

There’s broad opposition to allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to operate powered patient lifts without adult assistance and supervision.

News Releases | December 5, 2018

USDA Relied on Flawed Analysis to Justify Line Speed Increases in Hog Slaughter Plants, Endangering Workers, Consumers, Animal Welfare

The USDA relied on a flawed analysis that downplayed the dangers posed to workers on hog processing lines.

News Releases | December 3, 2018

Labor Department Refused to Release Survey It Claimed Justified Rolling Back Child Labor Protections. We Obtained a Copy. 

DOL is once again hiding unfavorable data from the public.

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.

Blog | June 15, 2018

Five Questions with Debbie Berkowitz, NELP’s Worker Health & Safety Director

Debbie Berkowitz answers 5 questions about her journey as a worker safety and health advocate.

Press Clips | June 1, 2018

Workers’ Rights: Comp System Fails to Offer Adequate Benefits

Via: Workers Compensation - WC Magazine

The workers compensation system is in a deeply trou­bled state, with enormous financial and social costs for America’s workers.

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