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.
"Things are going fine" in the talks with ExxonMobil, "but it's a slow process."
TransCanada, Keystone XL's sponsor, sued in federal court in Houston to overturn the federal rejection of the pipeline project.
"When toxic flame retardants burn - and they do burn - it creates a serious health risk for our members."
The challenge for Canadian workers adapting to climate change is to be prepared to find new ways of doing business.
Unions and allies are staging a sit-in at COP 21 following the release of the Draft Paris Outcome.
Labor leaders presented real plans and logical solutions for creating clean jobs that sustain the labor movement and reduce or eliminate harm to the environment.
Rail unions have been pushing for two-person crews while rail carriers have been pushing for just one, an engineer.
Beryllium is a heavy metal whose inhalation causes a chronic lung disease and may lead to lung cancer.
Sanders knows his campaign is not about him; it's about all of us, and it will take all of us to change the course of history. It's time to start now.