health and safety

The troubled, covert agency responsible for moving the nation's most lethal cargo

The troubled, covert agency responsible for moving the nation's most lethal cargo
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-nuclear-couriers-20170310-story.html
Office of Secure Transportation big rigs haul nuclear weapons and highly enriched uranium on the nation's highways each day. (Office of Secure Transportation)
Ralph Vartabedian and W.J. HenniganContact Reporters

NLRB Reviews Wave of Truck Driver Workplace Retaliation Claims

NLRB Reviews Wave of Truck Driver Workplace Retaliation Claims
https://www.trucks.com/2017/03/07/truck-drivers-nlrb-claims/
CLARISSA HAWES MARCH 7, 2017 LABOR

Humberto Canales, a driver for XPO Cartage. (Photo: Barbara Maynard/Trucks.com)

Chicago Capitalist Mayor Emanuel Rahm's CTA Port-A-Potties Are So Dirty Some Bus Drivers Wear Diapers, ATU 308 Union Says "“The current portable bathrooms the CTA bought are the bottom-dollar model, they don’t even have running water or heat

Chicago Capitalist Mayor Emanuel Rahm's CTA Port-A-Potties Are So Dirty Some Bus Drivers Wear Diapers, ATU 308 Union Says
"“The current portable bathrooms the CTA bought are the bottom-dollar model, they don’t even have running water or heat, and often the hand sanitizer is empty or broken. This is an absolute disrespect to the workers who move nearly 1 million Chicagoans every day,"

Sunken tugboat a consequence of letting foreign crews in Canadian waters, says Canadian ILWU union

Sunken tugboat a consequence of letting foreign crews in Canadian waters, says ILWU Canada union
'We'll let the coast guard know 'hey, we're in trouble, we need help,' because it's our coastline'
ILWU and Other Unions Speak Out
http://ht.ly/UBAz307Y05o
By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News Posted: Jan 12, 2017 2:27 PM PT Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017 2:27 PM PT

UK RMT ASLEF Southern Rail strike: It's all about safety

UK RMT ASLEF Southern Rail strike: It's all about safety
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLbAaMommXU
Published on Dec 21, 2016
As railworkers in the RMT and ASLEF try and curb Southern's disastrous running of the franchise which is seriously jeopardising the safety of passengers, proof that it's the Government - NOT the unions - who are turning this into a political dispute.

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