The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) is a membership organization of workers, unions, community-based organizations, workers’ rights activists, and health and safety professionals. Founded in 1979 on the principle that workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths are preventable, NYCOSH works to extend and defend every person’s right to a safe and healthy workplace. NYCOSH is a non-profit 501c3 organization.
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Earlier this morning, Battalion 35 responded to a 5 alarm fire at a Williamsburg deli that injured 11 firefighters and 3 civilians. Firefighters arrived on scene at around 5:40am and were met with a large inferno. The fire ripped through the ground-floor
Retail workers deserve to work in safe stores!
Temp worker leaders from @MaketheRoadNJ & @NewLabor have been fighting for years to fight against wage theft, unsafe working conditions and for respect & dignity.
Today’s victory will raise the floor for hundreds of thousands of temp workers
New Bill Would Crack Down on NJ‘s âWild West‘ Temp Industry
BREAKING: The LA City Council just passed a $25 minimum wage for health care workers.
It’s the first of its kind in the state and can serve as a model for addressing the national health care worker shortage.
83% of SEIU-UHW members say their facility is understaffed.
Domestic Workers regularly face exploitation, discrimination, and abuse on the job – with long hours, low wages, and poor legal protections. To address these challenges, Adhikaar offer culturally competent rights-based training on issues such as wage, health and safety in Nepali.
20 years later, thousands have physical and mental health conditions from their 9/11 exposures. We are proud to present “Health Effects of 9/11,” a new online exhibition in collaboration with the @CDCgov Museum devoted to telling this story.
Explore it at http://www.cdc.gov/wtc/exhibition/
BREAKING! California makes history as the FIRST state in the nation to remove exclusions to health care for all income-eligible residents, regardless of age or immigration status! #Health4All
Yesterday’s Nail Salon Worker School graduation! We had to cancel bc of rain, but our students will not be deterred!
Folks came to our office to pick up their certificates and one thing led to another and we ended up taking some graduation photos!
Love our community-congrats!
NEW: Trader Joe’s has an untold history of illegal union-busting. Understanding it is key for workers leading a new unionization wave.
In Vermont, managers denied raises to workers who organized for better pay & sick leave.
Workers filed charges with the NLRB and won.
When people talk about "unskilled labor," it has more to do with their own biases than the skill and dignity of the work.
All labor requires skill and should be paid fairly.
Corporations like @ChipotleTweets & @dotdashmeredith are failing to respect workers' right to form worker committees under the #NYHERO Act.
We call on @GovKathyHochul to stand with workers and sign stronger enforcement that will #ProtectNYHeroes!
Make no mistake about it — today’s overturn of RoeVsWade will have devastating consequences for women and workers. Outlawing abortions doesn’t make them go away, it makes them unsafe and dangerous. We are devastated for the millions today who lost a constitutional right.
An injury to one is an injury to all.
So proud to be organizing and leading the @DayLaborersNYC with these fearless compañeras (@thedianamoreno @HolaLaYesenia and Alba Lucero Villa) in NYC. ✊🏾🌹❤️
Congrats @thedianamoreno and all NICE members on another year of lucha for immigrant rights in Queens.
June is #NationalCancerSurvivorsMonth. Breast, cervical, colon, and lung cancer screening is covered by the #WTCHealthProgram for eligible members. Learn more on cancer screening in the Program: https://bit.ly/3yeW06f
1⃣ Transformed the nail salon & domestic work industries through member-led workforce development, organizing, and advocacy. This included the:
📌Passage of historic #Int339 legislation in NYC
📌Introduction of Nail Salon Minimum Standards Council Act in the NY state legislature
Congratulations, @PabitraKhatiB on your amazing work as ED and on all of your future endeavors! Proud to call you a partner in our work!
🚨Los Angeles City Council votes to adopt our groundbreaking Hotel Worker Protection Ordinance
Los Angeles will be one of the nation’s first to require daily room cleaning, panic buttons, and fair compensation for heavy workloads!
L.A. City Council bypasses ballot, approves measure to reduce workload for hotel housekeepers
Business and hospitality groups oppose the measure — saying it will raise labor costs and room rates — which ...
New data: Reinfection was found to substantially increase the risk of death, hospitalization, and adverse health outcomes, making strategies preventing reinfection critical.
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TODAY: Join NYCOSH this afternoon for a session on the events that led up to the creation of OSHA, and how they have played an important part in creating the workplace safety measures we now have. Register below:
These resources help you navigate dangerous situations on your job site, your rights as a worker, and safety concerns relevant to your job. Resources also address the legal regulations concerning worker health and will help you take action to enforce your rights, keeping yourself and your workplace as safe as possible.
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