• Feb 25
    The Indian Express

    Abusive bosses who target employees with ridicule not only have a bad effect on them but negatively impact the work environment for their co-workers, who suffer from "second-hand" or vicarious abusive supervision, a new study has claimed.

  • Feb 04
    Springfield News-Sun

    OSHA issues two very serious violation citations to a cement plant where a worker was killed.

  • Feb 05
    The Boston Globe

    Romulo de Oliveira Santos’s first night on a demolition job at a Walmart in Walpole was also his last. Santos’s death is now the subject of a lawsuit that seeks to hold Walmart Stores Inc. accountable. According to MassCOSH, “[Santos] death highlights a ‘gaping hole’ in a regulatory system that sanctions contractors, but shields their corporate clients from...

  • Jan 25
    Union of Concerned Scientists

    An extraordinary delay in the development of federal protections against exposure to crystalline silica is harming American workers, more than 300 public health scientists, doctors and occupational safety experts told President Obama today.

  • Jan 11
    The Boston Globe - Letter to the Editor

    “Century later, issues still resonate,” (Jan. 11) highlights the parallels of “the haves and have nots” of 1912 and those of 2012. 100 years after the nation was captivated by horrific mill conditions and corporate greed, workers still come to our worker center, and others across the state, suffering from injuries that have no place in this day and age.

  • Sep 09
    The Star Tribune (St.Paul)

    Anne Whitledge, who died last August from brain cancer was an emloyee of Maxim Healthcare Services, a health care giant that fired her rather than make accommodations for her disability. They must now send a letter of condolences to her survivors, along with a check for $160,000.

  • May 16
    The Tufts Daily

    The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company this month entered negotiations with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to address health and safety violations recently cited against MBCR's Somerville maintenance facility.

  • Jan 31
    Safe Cosmetics

    Health advocates are ramping up pressure on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove the keratin hair-straightening product Brazilian Blowout from the marketplace in light of a legal settlement announced today in a California court against the company that makes the product.