ANACORTES, Wash.---Families and co-workers of six oil workers killed in a refinery explosion here April 2 were mourning their dead when three days later another explosion, this one in a West Virginia coal mine killed 25 miners, a deadly toll of 31 energy workers in less than a week.
President Obama plans to beef up workplace regulations.
The workers protecting air travelers' security are up against "favoritism, cronyism and nepotism" that is "rampant in all the airports."
LOS ANGELES - In the latest indication of how budget cuts endanger public safety, the firefighters union president says the mayor's slashes hampered the response to the huge Station Fire in September.
CLEVELAND - A rally protesting the Regional Transit Authority's refusal to address worker and rider safety in contract talks dramatized the challenge facing public transit systems in today's economic crisis.
Sixteen workers die every day on the job. It's past time to do something about it.
Air traffic controllers want the Federal Aviation Administration to bring air traffic safety out of the 1950s and into the 21st century.