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After Seattle crane collapse, proposed legislation would require more oversight of...

Seattle — After a fatal crane collapse last April that Washington officials deemed “totally avoidable,” state lawmakers are pushing for more regulations and bigger...

Three union members killed, fourth injured in deadly incidents Dec. 5

Two Metal Trades members killed, one injured in shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Base; Teamster UPS driver killed in carjacking, shootout BY TIM ROWDEN Editor Thursday, Dec....

IAM mourns tragic shooting at Aurora, IL factory

By MARY ANN HOLLEY Correspondent Aurora, IL – The International Association of Machinists is mourning the loss of two IAM Local 1202 members and three employees...

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...

Sacrifices of working men and women recognized at Greater Madison County...

By ROBERT KELLY Correspondent Alton, IL — The sacrifices that working men and women have made on the job in the United States are as significant...

Workers, families gather to remember those lost to on the job...

St. Louis Labor Council Union Labor Mass this Sunday, May 6 By TIM ROWDEN Editor Jefferson City – The Missouri AFL-CIO hosted its annual Workers Memorial event...

Workers, families remember those lost to workplace injury, illness and violence

On April 24, the Missouri AFL-CIO hosted the annual Workers Memorial event in Jefferson City. A crowd of 150 workers and families gathered to honor...
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