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AFL-CIO sues OSHA to demand emergency temporary standard for worker protections

The AFL-CIO has filed suit to compel the Labor Department to issue an emergency temporary standard that would offer stronger protection for U.S. workers...

OSHA calls for fine against company following the death of two...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited World Wrecking and Scrap Salvage Services Inc. after two of its workers fell to...

Union contractors replace non-union company on jobsite where two workers were...

Work was at least six months behind schedule By TIM ROWDEN Editor Fe Equus, the Milwaukee-based developer of The Last Hotel at 1501 Washington Ave. where two...

What they saw before two workers were killed

Laborers Local 42 members knew there were problems on the Washington Ave. jobsite where two workers fell to their deaths By TIM ROWDEN Editor Laborers Local 42...

Workers’ deaths expose numerous unsafe work conditions, false statements, distortion, misdirection...

Laborers 42 had been working to organize the jobsite By TIM ROWDEN Editor Joey Hale and Ben Ricks had only been at work for three hours when...

U.S. Labor Department enacts new rule to protect workers from silica...

Bricklayers have been working toward ruling for several years By MARY ANN HOLLEY Correspondent The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued its final ruling...

Bricklayers took leading role to ensure adoption of new silica rule

New rule will prevent hundreds of deaths, thousands of illnesses The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a final...
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