Wildfires

Asher TobinFreight, Press Release, Public Services, Safety Fact Sheets, Solid Waste Recycling

A massive plume of smoke over mountains in California

Response/Recovery In the aftermath of a wildfire, workers may be involved in a variety of response and recovery operations. Some operations, such as utility restoration, cleaning up spills of hazardous materials, and search and rescue, should only be conducted by workers who have the proper training, equipment and experience. What to do during a Wildfire In the event that there… Continue Reading Wildfires

Protecting Workplace Safety in the Public Sector

Azita MashayekhiIn The News, Public Services

A recent Supreme Court case to be decided in 2018, Janus v. AFSCME, would make public service member’s workplaces all the more unsafe by attempting to weaken the very unions that protect them and hold their employers accountable. An unfavorable decision by the Supreme Court on Janus would make the entire public sector a Right-to-Work (RTW) style employer by eliminating… Continue Reading Protecting Workplace Safety in the Public Sector