CHICAGO (AP) — A federal agency has recommended that Tootsie Roll Industries pay more than $136,000 in fines after a machine at its Chicago plant cut off part of an employee's finger this year.
A group of more than 20 current and former employees are accusing Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket ship company of being a toxic work environment and not adhering to proper safety protocols.
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GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Meatpacker JBS Foods Inc. faces about $59,000 in fines after a worker fell into vat of chemicals used to process animal hides and died at one of the company's meat processing facilities in northern Colorado, officials said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Wednesday became the first state to bar mega-retailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that grew from Amazon's drive to speed goods to consumers more quickly.
OMAHA — A Nebraska railcar-cleaning company and its two owners have pleaded guilty to violating environmental and worker safety laws after an …
The Washington-based North American Meat Institute, a trade group for the meat processing industry, said the judge’s ruling could have significant unintended consequences.
The latest conflict is centered on a federal rule initiated years ago but finalized by former President Trump's administration that would have enabled more slaughterhouses to eliminate a limit on line processing speeds.
These varying experiences of COVID-19 across professions reflect the larger fact that every job has different levels and types of risk inherent in the work.
A federal judge has thrown out a rule allowing pork plants to speed up production lines because the U.S. Department of Agriculture didn't properly consider the risks to workers.
Major companies such as Tyson Foods and JBS are encouraging workers to get the vaccine with campaigns to educate them about the benefits and safety of the shots. Also, some are offering $100 bonuses to workers who get the vaccine.
The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division union said Union Pacific needs to offer its more than 30,000 employees full pay if they have to quarantine because of exposure to the virus.
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“Don’t expect prices to fall in half just because wholesale prices have declined dramatically,” said Lee Schulz, a livestock economist at Iowa State University.
Another 3,000 have tested positive, according to an estimate released Thursday by the largest union representing workers.
OMAHA — Federal safety regulators have proposed fining Family Dollar Stores more than $300,000 for what the regulators say are safety violatio…
NORTH PLATTE — A federal agency is proposing to fine a company more than $89,000 for safety violations connected to the death of a worker at a…
HASTINGS — A Hastings construction company has been fined for safety violations following the death of a worker there earlier this year.
WAKEFIELD — A federal workplace safety agency has cited a northeastern Nebraska egg processing plant where a worker was killed last year.
Federal officials say a worker has died in a fatal accident at a northeastern Nebraska food processing plant.
Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an A…
A medical services provider is ending its contract with a Nebraska prison, citing staff safety concerns.
A look at how, where and in what industry workplace accidents, injuries and fatalities occur in the United States:
OMAHA — Federal authorities are launching an investigation into the death of a truck driver at an Omaha meatpacking facility.