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    • ILG Organizing Sweatshops: An Interview with Danny Perez, ILG Organizer 

      Unknown author (1990-09-01)
      [Excerpt] "Uretek" has become sort of a legend among union health and safety activists. It has all the elements of a good labor storyworking conditions you wouldn't believe unless and until you saw them, a struggle that ...
    • Joint Committees: No Substitute for Union Action 

      Egarian, Marjorie (1990-09-01)
      [Excerpt] Nearly half of all industrial union contracts mandate joint labor-management health and safety committees (JHSCs). In the past five years, mandated JHSCs have also become common in the public sector in states ...
    • Labor Bookshelf 

      Unknown author (1990-09-01)
      [Excerpt] Earlier this year, OCAW Secretary-Treasurer Anthony Mazzocchi, one of the "founding fathers" of the OSH movement in the late 1960s, started a new publication that embodies and seeks to further the growing coalition ...
    • Organizing for Safe Work in a Safe World 

      Factor, Diane; Uehlein, Joe (1990-09-01)
      [Excerpt] Health and safety is a promising issue for organizing workers, whether as new members or in revitalizing local unions. Working conditions have dramatically deteriorated over the past decade, and millions of ...
    • Plucking Cargill: The RWDSU in Georgia 

      Cromer, Linda (1990-09-01)
      [Excerpt] Buena Vista is remarkable, however, because of the courage and determination of the mostly black, mostly female poultry processing workers at Cargill, Inc. Their story is one of organizing a union to force ...
    • Reproductive Hazards: A Labor-Feminist Alliance 

      Morse, Elise (1990-09-01)
      [Excerpt] This term the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case called UAW vs. Johnson Controls. The Court will decide on the legality of excluding women from certain jobs under the guise of protecting unborn children. The ...
    • Stalking a Killer: UAW 735's Cancer Watch 

      Leslie, Michael (1990-09-01)
      [Excerpt] GM Hydra-matic is a dangerous plant. Formerly known as the "Willow Run (Michigan) Bomber Plant" because it produced B-24 bombers during World War II, the plant today builds transmissions for GM vehicles and ...