National Nurses United has formally petitioned OSHA to pass a new standard that would help prevent violent attacks on healthcare workers.
"Destroying this system creates dangerous gaps in treatment and missed opportunities to heal veterans."
AFGE delegates vowed to fight for the agency: Serving the nation's veterans is "a sacred promise, a promise that will never be violated."
"Always follow safety training. Working safely and carefully may slow you down, but ignoring safe work procedures is a fast track to injury."
This week a new report from Oxfam showed the ugliness of corporate greed in America's food processing plants.
The old appeal policy left hundreds of thousands of coal miners, disabled from black lung disease, usually without a penny of benefits before they died.
If the nurse fears that if they check her documents she'll lose her job or worse, she likely won't have to think a long time before signing that union card.
After a pause for a city-mandated study, Minneapolis has resumed its march towards enacting a paid sick and family leave law.
The Obama administration today issued a final rule that it says would cut workers' exposure to harmful silica dust in half.
"The strength and solidarity of our union paid off with a fair contract that contains virtually none of the drastic concessions ATI sought to arbitrarily impose."