Crews prepared to head to Florida Wednesday afternoon to help restore power to those affected by Hurricane Irma as the category 5 hurricane makes its way to the U.S. mainland.
The federal department charged with protecting workers erased data on workplace deaths from the home page of its website Friday — and changed its policy to disclose fewer fatal accidents in the future.
While millions of Americans were outside looking up at Monday’s total eclipse, hundreds of IBEW utility members kept the lights on as the sky goes dark.
PLAs ensure a steady supply of qualified skilled labor, and the high quality of workmanship makes them cost effective and eliminates costly mistakes; projects are completed on time and within budget and delays due to work stoppages or strikes are avoided. PLAs also standardize contract terms — such as work hours, paid holidays and overtime… [Read More]
Working families in the U.S. are facing a new set of threats from right-wing corporate interests that are more harmful than anything we have seen in generations. A key part of this very deliberate strategy is the weakening of unions through the passage of so-called Right to Work laws. These laws limit the ability of… [Read More]
OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health Administration are in line for slightly deeper cuts in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee’s funding bill released July 12. NIOSH, meanwhile, is slated to receive $125.2 million more than originally proposed.