Unions observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces.
In a follow-up to Workers Memorial Day, OSHA will stage the largest occupational safety event ever next month.
"U.S. railroads now transport 400,000 tank-car loads of oil yearly, passing through thousands of cities, towns, and communities where we live."
The plant was scheduled to reopen Apr. 1 but the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission must recertify the workers before all can return.
"We will continue the strike until we get a fair contract and a safer workplace."
"The Food Service Industry experiences the highest number of burns of any employment sector, about 12,000 each year."
The former judge who heard the 4,016 cases in the explosion's aftermath is speaking out for the strikers.
Demonstrators protesting the national wave of wage and safety cuts and anti-union assaults, were led by the West Virginia AFL-CIO and joined by national labor leaders.
"For too long, these companies have gotten public support only to have them take advantage of the workers and their families, forcing overtime and unsafe staffing levels."
"We refuse to accept that fires, explosions, and working people to exhaustion are just the cost of doing this business -- these are all things that we can control."