workers

Press Release: A Full Month After Emergency Temporary Standard Deadline, Public Justice Urges the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to Protect Workers from COVID-19 by Issuing an ETS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2021 Contact: Aidan O’Shea, Public Justice aoshea@publicjustice.net A Full Month After Emergency Temporary Standard Deadline, Public Justice Urges the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to Protect Workers from COVID-19 by Issuing an ETS More than a year into the pandemic,…

Buljic v. Tyson Foods, Inc.

Public Justice filed an amicus brief in support of meatpacking workers who died from contracting COVID-19 at a Tyson slaughterhouse in Waterloo, Iowa (Buljic v. Tyson Foods, Inc. and Fernandez v. Tyson Foods, Inc.). The two wrongful death lawsuits were filed in Iowa state court, alleging that…

Law360: OSHA Escapes Pa. Meatpackers’ COVID-19 Protocols Suit

A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday granted the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s bid to ax a suit filed by meat processing plant workers who claimed that the agency failed to enforce COVID-19 protocols at their workplace despite receiving official complaints.