Beryllium is a heavy metal whose inhalation causes a chronic lung disease and may lead to lung cancer.
The last surviving "creator" of the original Medicare proposal of 1965 is enthusiastically endorsing Medicare for all.
RNs will join actions in over 25 U.S. cities to honor Medicare and Medicaid's 50th anniversary.
Railroad Workers United reported that the first protest about safety, or lack of it, on rail lines occurred in Chicago on May 27.
Restaurant workers loudly cried in protest, "$2.13 is not the American Dream," at the National Restaurant Association's trade show.
Nurses support legislation to mandate minimum nurse-to-patient ratios and for full collective bargaining rights for nurses employed at the VA.
The organic food industry especially should hold itself to high standards for labor practices.
Low fines and lack of jail terms for heads of firms that disobey or disregard safety provide little incentive for companies to obey the law.
USW members who work for Marathon have gone without pay for nearly three months because they know what's at stake: Their lives.
Unions observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces.