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 17, 2018

On the U.S. Labor Department’s Fall Regulatory Agenda

It is truly sad to see DOL, the agency charged with promoting the welfare of the nation’s workers, proposing to(…)

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.

Blog | September 7, 2018

If You Work in a Dangerous Job, You Should Be Worried About Brett Kavanaugh

Like the president who nominated him, Kavanaugh will put corporate interests over workers and the public every time.

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.

Videos | June 27, 2018

Webinar Recording | From Sexual Harassment to Wage Theft

Watch this webinar to learn about issue spotting and best practices for intakes when providing legal support to low-wage workers(…)

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