September 1, 2015 -
Fossil-fuel apologists have accused the Obama administration of waging a war on coal, but the real war is the one coal companies have for years carried out against the health and safety of their workforce.
March 23, 2015 -
In its bid to become the world's largest auto manufacturer, VW is trying to out-Toyota Toyota. Its Chattanooga plant provides a window into the state of the art of brutal productivity-maximizing "lean management" schemes.
March 9, 2015 -
Workers at an auto parts plant in Selma, Alabama are protesting low wages and chemical exposures that they say are causing health problems ranging from asthma to cancer.
February 26, 2015 -
A strike among oil refinery workers continues into the fourth week as negotiations continue. The strike was sparked by concerns over safety standards.
February 13, 2015 -
Thousands of U.S. oil refinery workers are on strike over health and safety. They cite outsourcing, short staffing, and forced overtime that produces dangerous fatigue -- in a job where mistakes can be fatal.
December 12, 2014 -
Staff members from the Fuerza del Valle Workers' Center in Texas are asking people to acknowledge workers in their communities -- and thank them for their contributions.
December 10, 2014 -
A CEO who has knowingly placed human lives in danger should be prosecuted as toughly as street criminals who do the same.