Topic of the Week
What To Do If You're Injured At Work
Blog of the Week
We Need a Big National Strike Fund
More successful strikes help the entire labor movement. We should pay for them together.
Thought for the Week
"[When employees are injured], these are costs that are borne by society as a whole. The worker suffers in terms of pain and medical bills and lost wages. Employers suffer lost productivity, retraining costs, hiring costs. "
–Alvin Chang + Aliya Uteuova | The Guardian
List of the Week
from AFL-CIO | America's Unions
Work injury statistics from 2019 show:
1. Latino and Black workers are at greater risk for fatal injuries at work
2. There's 1 OSHA inspector for every 82, 881 workers
3. 275 died each day in 2019 from hazardous work conditions
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