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For more safe bicycle commuting, cities should invest in bicycling infrastructure and enforce safety rules.
The residents of Battlement Mesa didn't want their "Colorado Dream" to turn into a nightmare because of a proposed hydrofracking project. They turned to a Health Impact Assessment for help.
Waiting for Obama Administration to deliver on new worker safety regulations, probably shouldn’t hold my breath
Spring 2013 looked like it would be a banner season for progress by the Obama Administration on new worker safety regulations; not so much anymore.
Wage theft in South Florida: Nation’s first county with wage theft protections reports on progress and perils
Earlier this month, Florida lawmakers wrapped up their latest legislative session. And nearly 500 miles south of Tallahassee in Miami-Dade County, workers' rights advocates breathed yet another sigh of relief.
A fire at a Bangladesh factory increases the death toll of workers in that country and increases pressure on retailers who sell clothing made in Bangladesh; fast-food workers in St. Louis walk off the job, demanding higher pay and the right to unionize; and retired football players often face high healthcare costs after their NFL insurance has expired.
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