Trump government decision may kill 160 workers

OSHA’s new standard would cut building trade workers’ exposure to silica, now 100 micrograms per cubic meter of air, averaged over an 8-hour shift, to 50 micrograms/cubic meter. Inhaling silica dust is believed to cause lung cancer, kidney disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, OSHA has said.

Trump’s workers force him to recognize their union

This article first appeared on People’s World. By Larry Rubin WASHINGTON – It took years of demonstrating, negotiating and lobbying, but workers at the Trump International Hotel here have finally won the right to join a union and bargain collectively. When recognizing the workers’ right to join a union, Eric Danziger, the chief executive of Trump…