Job Safety

Following passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, safety and health conditions in our nation's workplaces have improved. Workers' lives have been saved and injury and illness rates have dropped in many industry sectors of the economy. However, too many employers continue to cut corners and violate the law, putting workers in serious danger and costing lives. Many hazards remain unregulated. The job safety law needs to be updated to provide protection for all workers who lack coverage and to strengthen enforcement and workers’ rights. It's our job to continue this fight for safe jobs.

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May 12, 2017 | News Story

Charter/Spectrum workers continue to walk the picket line this week. Approximately 1,800 workers walked off the job on March 28 after Charter Communications refused to bargain in good faith, attempting to slash benefits by halting their contributions to workers’ pension and medical plans.

Sep 9

For Unions and Friends of Labor


LABOR MASS

WE CELEBRATE THE DIGNITY OF THE WORKER

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 8:30 AM
(Parade Kicks-Off 10:00 AM)

May 5, 2017 | News Story

On Wednesday, the New York State AFL-CIO facilitated a training for union members, officers, and staff on Labor’s opposition to a Constitutional Convention.

Apr 28, 2017 | News Story

This week, members of RWDSU who work at the Main Street Car Wash in Queens rallied outside their workplace to protest management’s refusal to bargain in good faith.

Apr 28, 2017 | News Story

Today, workers gathered together to commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day with a Day of Action  remembering workers who lost their lives on the job over the past year, and recommitting to the fight for workplace safety.

Apr 21, 2017 | News Story

This week, Spectrum/Time Warner workers, members of IBEW Local 3, remain on strike.

Apr 4, 2017 | News Story

This afternoon we stood with the Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York to commemorate 100 years of service protecting the men and women of New York City, and to remember the hardworking firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

Mar 31, 2017 | News Story

 

Apr 28

Mourn for the dead, fight for the living

Join NYCOSH, the NYC CLC, BuildUpNYC, and AFSCME Local 2507 for a day of action as we remember those we have lost and recommit to better safety training and working conditions.

A flyer is attached below.