Protecting Temporary Workers

Whether temporary or permanent, all workers always have a right to a safe and healthy workplace. Did you know that temporary workers are at increased risk of work-related injury and illness? Every year, thousands of temporary workers are injured within the first couple of weeks of being on the job. Continue Reading →

Young Workers Have Rights Too!

Headlines: “Two workers, ages 14 and 19, were suffocated when they were engulfed by corn in a grain silo” “18 year old dies when his clothes get tangled in a portable mortar mixer” “17 year old assistant pool manager was electrocuted when she contacted an ungrounded motor” Young workers between the ages of 16 and 24 are twice as likely to suffer an injury or an illness on the job as more experienced workers. Continue Reading →