Occupational safety and health. Workplace toxins. Ergonomics. Asbestos. Hearing loss. Safety.
In Eugene and Salem, bus service is now free. In Portland, new machines are disinfecting buses and trains with peroxide mist nightly.
With grocery workers on the front lines of the coronavirus response, Safeway/Albertsons is raising pay $2 an hour, while Kroger is paying $300 bonuses.
From worried nurses to overwhelmed grocery workers, from layoffs to the stock collapse’s impact on pensions, a look at the epidemic’s impacts on working people and union members.
Nearly three years after a near-fatal workplace accident under the Ross Island Bridge, contractor Abhe & Svoboda will pay just $24,500 in a settlement with Oregon OSHA, down from the $189,000 first announced. The non-union firm continues to bid on ODOT work.
The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 now goes to the full House.
Workers Memorial Day ceremonies were held throughout the world the week of April 28 to remember workers killed on the job.
An ironworker from Seattle Local 86 was also killed in the accident at Google’s new campus project.
The company that received OSHA’s biggest fine in years is still bidding on new ODOT bridge work.
The daughter of a union plumber wants to end the occupational disease that claimed her father.
IBEW safety expert Barry Moreland and union-signatory Snyder Roofing got some of the top honors at this year’s Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference.