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Letter to Maryland Govern Larry Hogan re Worker Safety

Letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan re Worker Safety
Type: Letters to Agencies (Sept. 21, 2018)
PDF: Letter to Maryland Govern Larry Hogan re Worker Safety
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Katie Tracy
Tags: workers' rights worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Joint to Food Safety Inspection Service re Swing Slaughter Rule

Joint letter to the Food Safety Inspection Service on proposed swine slaughter rule.

Type: Letters to Agencies (April 30, 2018)
PDF: Joint FSIS letter
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Author(s): Martha McCluskey, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor, Katie Tracy
Tags: food safety swine workers' rights worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Letter to leaders of the Maryland House Committee on Economic Matters re requiring state contractors to develop worker safety and health plans.

Letter from Katherine Tracy to leaders of the Maryland House Committee on Economic Matters in support of HB24, re requiring state contractors to develop worker safety and health plans. January 23, 2019.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Jan. 23, 2019)
PDF: Letter from Katherine Tracy to leaders of the Maryland House Committee on Economic Matters in support of HB24, re requiring state contractors to develop worker safety and health plans. January 23, 2019.
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Author(s): Katie Tracy
Tags: Maryland worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Comments to NIOSH re carcinogen classification system and recommended exposure limits

Comments to NIOSH re carcinogen classification system and recommended exposure limits, applauding effort to review existing standards and offering specific recommendations

Type: Letters to Agencies (Dec. 22, 2011)
PDF: Comments to NIOSH re carcinogen classification system and recommended exposure limits
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Wendy Wagner, Matt Shudtz
Tags: worker safety toxics NIOSH
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

At the Company's Mercy: Protecting Contingent Workers from Unsafe Working Conditions

Type: Reports (Jan. 14, 2013)
PDF: At the Company's Mercy: Protecting Contingent Workers from Unsafe Working Conditions, CPR White Paper #1301
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Author(s): Martha McCluskey, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin
Tags: worker safety contingent workers
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Winning Safer Workplaces: A Manual for State and Local Policy Reform

Type: Reports (July 17, 2014)
PDF: Winning Safer Workplaces: A Manual for State and Local Policy Reform and Garantizando Lugares de Trabajo Ms Seguros, CPR Paper 1404
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin, Michael Patoka, Matt Shudtz
Tags: worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Kill a Worker? You're Not a Criminal. Steal a Worker's Pay? You Are One.

Kill a Worker? You're Not a Criminal. Steal a Worker's Pay? You Are One, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (July 21, 2015)
PDF: Kill a Worker? You're Not a Criminal. Steal a Worker's Pay? You Are One.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: worker safety wage theft workers' rights
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Letter to Department of Labor on Executive Order 13673 Guidance

Letter to Department of Labor on Executive Order 13673 Guidance, "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces," on behalf of poultry and meatpacking workers.

Type: Letters to Agencies (Aug. 26, 2015)
PDF: Letter to DOL on EO 13673 Guidance, August 27, 2015
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Author(s): Matt Shudtz, Katie Tracy
Tags: swine poultry worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Katherine Weatherford's letter to Maryland Delegates Dereck E. Davis and Sally Jameson on Construction Safety

Katherine Weatherford's letter to Maryland Delegates Dereck E. Davis and Sally Jameson on Construction Safety bill, HB 977, February 29, 2016.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 29, 2016)
PDF: Katherine Weatherford's letter to Maryland legislature on Construction Safety bill, HB 977, February 29, 2016.
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Author(s): Katie Tracy
Tags: worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Worker Deaths Should Lead to Punishment for Companies, Executives

Worker Deaths Should Lead to Punishment for Companies, Executives, op-ed by Rena Steinzor and Katie Tracy

Type: Op-Eds (May 31, 2016)
PDF: Worker Deaths Should Lead to Punishment for Companies, Executives
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Katie Tracy
Tags: worker safety OSHA
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Coalition Letter to USDA Food Safety Inspection Service and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, June 16, 2017.

Letter to USDA Food Safety Inspection Service and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, co-signed by CPR Policy Analyst Katherine Tracy, June 16, 2017.

Type: Letters to Agencies (June 21, 2017)
PDF: Letter to USDA Food Safety Inspection Service and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, June 16, 2017.
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Author(s): Katie Tracy
Tags: poultry worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Raise Maximum Fine to Deter Unsafe Working Conditions

Raise Maximum Fine to Deter Unsafe Working Conditions, op-ed by Martha McCluskey and Matt London

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 3, 2017)
PDF: Raise Maximum Fine to Deter Unsafe Working Conditions
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Author(s): Martha McCluskey
Tags: worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Joint Letter to USDA re worker safety data collection

Joint Letter to USDA from Matt Shudtz, National Council of La Raza, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Celeste Montforton, re worker safety data collection.

Type: Letters to Agencies (Oct. 17, 2014)
PDF: Joint Letter to USDA, October 17, 2014 from Matt Shudtz, National Council of La Raza, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Celeste Montforton, re worker safety data collection.
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Author(s): Matt Shudtz
Tags: worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Amazon Prime: Workers pay a price for fast, free shipping

A Baltimore Sun op-ed by Katie Tracy and Shanna Devine: Amazon Prime: Workers pay a price for fast, free shipping.

Type: Op-Eds (Sept. 2, 2019)
PDF: Amazon Prime: Workers pay a price for fast, free shipping
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Author(s): Katie Tracy
Tags: Amazon worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

State Advocacy for Safer Workplaces

As an supplement to our our Winning Safer Workplaces and Preventing Death and Injury on the Job manuals, CPR has developed a clearinghouse of resources for each of the proposals explored in those papers.

Type: Reports (June 12, 2014)
Author(s): Katie Tracy
Tags: worker safety
Categories: Workers' Rights Workers' Rights