Volume 80, Issue #1 | Spring 2020
Passing the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act and other bills to update our outdated, broken labor laws is a top priority for working people across the country, and CWA members have been leading the fight.
It’s hard to believe that the federal government’s agency to protect workers, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), is only 50 years old.
On August 11, 2019, Kendrick Hudson, a 24-year-old American Airlines/Piedmont employee at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, died on the job when the vehicle he was driving flipped over after hitting a piece of baggage on the ground that had fallen from a baggage cart that had not been closed.
Since he was elected, President Donald Trump has been doing his corporate friends favors by cutting back on OSHA enforcement activities and rolling back rules that protect workers.