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Apr. 28, 1970: Congress creates OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The AFL-CIO sets April 28 as “Workers Memorial Day” to honor the hundreds of thousands of workers killed and injured on the job every year.

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Immigration Reform Must Include Workers' Rights
Posted On: Feb 01, 2013

Feb. 1, 2013 | The primary reason people come to the United States from other nations is the potential for good work. It's not enough for immigrants to have legal status to stay here. They must have legal rights as employees to speak out against wage theft and abusive working conditions – and to exercise their freedoms to associate and engage in collective bargaining. In recent decades, unions that were once isolationist have come around to this position. That's why, in the current debate, organized labor is one of the strongest institutional voices speaking out in favor of immigrant rights. Read more at Talking Union.


 
 
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