National Employment Law Project
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The Labor Department announced that penalties for workplace safety rules violatons will increase for the first time in 25 years.
Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”
Taxi drivers & chauffeurs are killed on the job at a rate 5x higher than the average for all workers.
Home health aides, personal care attendants, and certified nursing aides top the lists for workplace injuries, illness, and violence.
Meat and poultry processing workers suffer some of the highest rates of workplace injuries and illnesses.
Poultry plant workers say they routinely are denied time to use the bathroom.
Employers must submit workplace injury and illness records to OSHA electronically.
More than 250,000 men and women work in U.S. poultry plants in unbelievably harsh conditions.
Workers should not have to sacrifice their lives for a paycheck.