An advocate says the new law protecting temp workers was in part due to a 2016 investigation by Reveal.
An Iraq War veteran nominated by Trump to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says he has since changed his mind about women in combat.
OSHA says it scrubbed a list of workers killed on the job to protect their families. But two workers’ families told Reveal the names should remain.
The Labor Department disabled the site for submitting records on employee injuries and deaths so tech experts can evaluate any security problems.
“I have no doubt that a Navy policy to stop giving contracts to shipbuilding firms that flaunt the law and injure workers would save many lives and limbs,” said David Michaels, former head of Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Currently head of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Cheryl Stanton was named last year in a lawsuit alleging she failed to pay her house cleaners.
President Donald Trump’s Labor Department has proposed scrapping key protections intended to protect shipyard and construction workers from exposure to beryllium, a toxic mineral that can cause deadly lung disease.
Amid the cascade of Uber scandals, it’s hard to keep track of them all. Little ones get lost – like the time, last year, when a federal judge berated Uber for using unlicensed private investigators to fraudulently dig up dirt on a conservationist who had sued the company. To help keep track of the mess, here’s a timeline of Uber’s more recent troubles.
Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Patty Murray and other lawmakers have called on the Labor Department’s inspector general to investigate why the agency stopped posting press releases about major workplace safety violations after President Donald Trump took office.
A former Uber employee claimed he was fired last year after sticking up for female colleagues facing sexual harassment, according to a formal complaint that has not previously been made public.