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AFT Weingarten: Legislation needed to Protect Healthcare Workers
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

AFT Weingarten: Legislation needed to Protect Healthcare Workers

Washington, DC — The Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1309), introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.), would make nurses and healthcare workers safer in their workplaces. The bill requires the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to develop protection measures and enforceable safety standards for people who work in front-line healthcare jobs. Those…

AT&T Layoffs Continue
Features, Finance, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

AT&T Layoffs Continue

New York, NY – AT&T is continuing to go ahead with another round of layoffs. Despite billions in tax breaks reductions are on the way. Our sources indicate that ongoing personell reductions and outsourcing aboard will continue indefinately.  The company’s position is clear – the workforce needs to be ‘adjusted’. As  managers are  briefed on…

Congress Introducing Permanent 9/11 Fund
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Congress Introducing Permanent 9/11 Fund

Washington DC – Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the Congress that would ensure all 9/11 first responders that were injured by toxins at Ground Zero would receive full compensation. On February 15, 2019, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund anounced  that due to a funding shortfall, injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors will receive…

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