A US Appeals Court in Washington DC upheld new Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) rules that improve worker protections against deadly exposure to silica dust.
Silica dust is the product of grinding, drilling, abrasive blasting, and milling of substances used by the construction, ship building and maintenance, mining, foundry, and hydraulic fracking industries.
The Republican tax bill is a job killer. It provides a huge incentive for companies to outsource good-paying American jobs.
As many as 40 million working families will actually see their taxes increase, while 45% of benefits in the bill will go directly to individuals making more than $500,000.
This year’s Bloomington Labor Day Parade theme is “Union Labor – Working for Community Progress.” There are two ways to think of this. One, what decent wages mean for the local economy, and secondly, how union donations enrich us all.
We’ll start by comparing two workers and determine which one has the most opportunity to contribute to their community.
The 2017 McLean County Labor Day Parade will march at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 4, from Front and Roosevelt Streets in downtown Bloomington. The 2017 parade theme is "Union Labor: Working for Community Progress."
The parade is Bloomington's largest.