Posts Tagged ‘labor response to Raul Zapata death’

Feb
2012
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“Without a voice, on-the-job workers are too often not trained in proper health and safety techniques or are retaliated against when they assert their right to refuse unsafe work.”

“Without a voice, on-the-job workers are too often not trained in proper health and safety techniques or are retaliated against when they assert their right to refuse unsafe work.”
In the wake of a trenching accident that resulted in the death of construction worker Raul Zapata in the Milpitas Hills of California, Cindy Chavez of the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council and Neil Struthers of the Santa Clara County Building and Trades Council wrote an article, “Death of Construction Worker is a Tragic Lesson,” [&hellip...