Jury: Employer Illegally Retaliated Against Undocumented Worker.

There is some good news this week for the rights of undocumented workers. Over five years ago, in May 2017, I wrote about a worker, Jose Martin Paz …Jury: Employer Illegally Retaliated Against Undocumented Worker.

OSHA’S Top Regulatory Priorities… Other than COVID-19

By Eric J. Conn, Chair, Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice In the June/July issue of Tank Storage Magazine, Eric J. Conn, Founding Partner …OSHA’S Top Regulatory Priorities… Other than COVID-19

2 Killed in Trench Collapse Should Still be Alive

Two construction workers were killed in a trench collapse Friday in St. Paul, Minnesota. The workers were identified as Bob Brandtjen and 66 year old…2 Killed in Trench Collapse Should Still be Alive

US Department of Labor announces $11.7M funding availability of Susan Harwood Training grants for workplace safety, health hazards training

US Department of Labor announces $11.7M funding availability of Susan Harwood Training grants for workplace safety, health hazards training WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a funding opportunity for $11.7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to support the delivery of training and education to help workers and employers identify and prevent … Continue reading US Department of Labor announces $11.7M funding availability of Susan Harwood Training grants for workplace safety, health hazards training

Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Workplace Safety

Texas County Official Try To Protect Citizen From Pollution, but the State is Trying to Stop Them The goal of the environmental justice movement is …Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Workplace Safety

Weekly Toll: Workplace Death Takes No Summer Vacation

On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in the United States due to traumatic injuries suffered at work. Over 20 times as many die from …Weekly Toll: Workplace Death Takes No Summer Vacation

Weekly Toll: The Deaths Continue

On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in the United States due to traumatic injuries suffered at work. Over 20 times as many die from …Weekly Toll: The Deaths Continue

US Department of Labor emphasis program to prevent hearing loss moves to enforcement phase begins May 17 | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor emphasis program to prevent hearing loss moves to enforcement phase begins May 17 | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220510

Serial violator: South Dakota contractor faces serious and willful citations following 2 separate inspections for workers in unprotected trenches | U.S. Department of Labor

Serial violator: South Dakota contractor faces serious and willful citations following 2 separate inspections for workers in unprotected trenches | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220511-0

US Department of Labor announces $3.4M funding opportunity to attract, retain women in Registered Apprenticeships, nontraditional occupations | U.S. Department of Labor

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES $3.4M FUNDING OPPORTUNITY TO ATTRACT, RETAIN WOMEN IN REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIPS, NONTRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS Grants address underrepresentation of women in high-growth, high-wage industries WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a funding opportunity of $3.4 million for up to nine grants to attract and keep women in Registered Apprenticeship Programs and industries … Continue reading US Department of Labor announces $3.4M funding opportunity to attract, retain women in Registered Apprenticeships, nontraditional occupations | U.S. Department of Labor

Silica is the New Asbestos: New OSHA Regional Emphasis Program Will Target Respirable Silica Hazards in Six States | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

By Brent I. Clark, James L. Curtis, Adam R. Young, Patrick D. Joyce,  and Craig B. Simonsen Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA has developed a new Regional Emphasis — Read on http://www.environmentalsafetyupdate.com/osha-compliance/silica-is-the-new-asbestos-new-osha-regional-emphasis-program-will-target-respirable-silica-hazards-in-six-states/

Biden-Harris administration, US Department of Labor award more than $90M to grow clean energy workforce with education, training for young adults | U.S. Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of nearly $90.4 million in YouthBuild grants to prepare young adults not enrolled in school or participating in the labor market for jobs in construction and other in-demand industries through apprenticeship and other career pathways, especially jobs that support clean energy technologies. Following its Nov. 23, … Continue reading Biden-Harris administration, US Department of Labor award more than $90M to grow clean energy workforce with education, training for young adults | U.S. Department of Labor