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Posted on: May 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had major harmful impacts across America and the rest of the World, but it has been particularly cruel to the Latino community in the United State...

Posted on: May 17, 2021

The classification of workers as employees or independent contractors has a serious impact on workers, employers, and public revenue...

Posted on: May 10, 2021

April 28, 2021, marked the 50th Anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. This act created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which revolutionized workplace safety thanks to the determined efforts of the labor movement...

Posted on: May 3, 2021

The first time in U.S. history that women outnumbered men in the workforce was the during the Great Recession in 2010, when layoffs hit male workers first. The second time it happened was the year before the pandemic...

Posted on: Apr 26, 2021

By now most people are familiar with the recent attempt by employees to unionize an Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer Alabama. It was a brutal battle...

Posted on: Apr 19, 2021

The battle around Assembly Bill 1465 is heating up with many insurance and employer groups waging a full-blown scare tactic assault to prevent the establishment of a statewide MPN...

Posted on: Apr 12, 2021

While the effort to decrease delays in obtaining medical care for injured workers through legislation has only just begun, the constant refrain from the insurance and employer groups that “the sky is falling” has started early and gotten even more preposterous...

Posted on: Apr 5, 2021

For the children of workers who have been killed or seriously injured on the job, Kids’ Chance of California gives them a fighting chance at earning a college education through needs-based scholarship programs...

Posted on: Mar 29, 2021

“California’s two previous Governors created a delay-infected workers’ compensation system that ranks last in delivering timely medical care.  As a result, injured workers whose care is delayed have a 40% higher rate of permanent disability...

Posted on: Mar 22, 2021

National Farmworkers Awareness Week takes place at the end of March each year, this year celebrated March 25 through March 31. While some victories have recently been won in instilling greater protections for workers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, other challenges remain.


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