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(…)

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.

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.

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.

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.

Blog | April 27, 2018

We Cannot Afford to Turn Back the Clock on Safety

This Workers’ Memorial Day, we must fight to ensure that the workers we have lost did not die in vain.

Commentary | April 17, 2018

High-speed pig slaughter will be disastrous for everyone involved

Via: The Guardian

A new rule in the US would eliminate food inspectors and lift limits on how quickly pigs can be killed.(…)

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