OpEd: OSHA Fails to Protect Workers from Chemical Exposure

April 27, 2018

“Nearly a half a century after Congress established the Occupa-tional Safety and Health Administration, one would think there would be a lot to celebrate this Saturday on Workers Memorial Day,” write Kathleen Rest and David Michaels in The Hill. […]

Amazon, Tesla Among the Most Dangerous for Workers

April 26, 2018

Amazon.com Inc. and Tesla Inc. have something in common with farming and construction companies: they join them on a new list of the most dangerous places to work in the US. The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health’s Dirty Dozen list […]

WSJ: The Business Case (and Plan) for Gender Equality

April 17, 2018

“I was 24 when I was embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit,” writes Whitney Wolfe Herd in The Wall Street Journal. “This was 2014, long before, en masse and on social media, we said #MeToo and #TimesUp. At the time, I felt completely alone. Visceral […]

SAG Cracks Down on One-on-One Auditions in Hotel Rooms

April 13, 2018

In a statement Thursday, SAG-AFTRA, Hollywood’s largest labor union, announced that it had updated its code of conduct to prohibit auditions and interviews from being held in private hotel rooms or residences. The decision comes in the wake […]

Contract Workers’ Suit Alleges Racist Behavior at Tesla

April 12, 2018

Unlike other former Tesla workers’ allegations of race and sex discrimination, the electric car giant hasn’t been able to keep this one out of court. As contract workers, Owen and Demetric weren’t required, as many direct Tesla employees are […]

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