ICE Raids at Work May Keep Undocumented Workers Silent on Safety

Asher TobinIn The News, Press Release

A man testifies in front of Congress

ICE Raids at Work May Keep Undocumented Workers Silent on Safety From Occupational Safety & Health Reporter (SM) Workers’ rights groups are connecting a federal worker safety inspection to an immigration raid at an Ohio company—which may make it more difficult for undocumented workers to come forward about workplace safety issues. Earlier this month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in… Continue Reading ICE Raids at Work May Keep Undocumented Workers Silent on Safety

(NPR) We Don’t Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here’s Why

Asher TobinFood Processing, In The News

Beef sides hang in a chilling room at a slaughterhouse in Nebraska.

(NPR) A slaughterhouse is a safer place to work than it used to be, according to a government report. But data gathered by federal regulators doesn’t likely capture all the risks faced by meat and poultry workers. In an update to a 2005 report criticizing safety conditions for workers in the meat industry, the Government Accountability Office says injuries and illnesses are still… Continue Reading (NPR) We Don’t Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here’s Why