Occupational safety and health. Workplace toxins. Ergonomics. Asbestos. Hearing loss. Safety.
Workers Memorial Day, April 28, is a day to honor workers who have died on the job, and recommit to fight for a safe work environment.
For over 15 years, Michael Wood has been at the helm of Oregon OSHA. The Labor Press caught up with him by Zoom April 8.
Oregon took months to develop guidelines for safe reopening. Now they won’t be enforced, Governor Kate Brown announced.
Oregon OSHA now says employers must protect workers from COVID-19 in all workplaces. Letting them know about it will be the next challenge.
Not a moment too soon, Oregon OSHA’s COVID-19 rule arrives as outbreaks are under way at 76 Oregon workplaces.
Local 555 has put $190,100 into a new political action committee that’s educating union members about their rights and running online ads.
The retired leader of the Oregon State Building Trades Council will oversee Oregon’s not-for-profit workers compensation insurance company.
Since June, the task force has been sharing and promoting best practices, and visiting construction job sites.
Oregon labor has been calling for essential workers who test positive for COVID-19 to be automatically covered by workers’ comp.
A warming planet is increasing the risk of dying from heat, but OSHA has ignored calls to protect workers.