A fatal industrial accident in Georgia fuels calls for more protections for immigrant workers fearful of cooperating with investigations.
By Susan Ferriss, Public Integrity An industrial accident last year shook Gainesville, Georgia, the self-proclaimed “Chicken Capital of the World.” Six poultry-processing workers died when nitrogen gas used to freeze chicken leaked into a factory room and asphyxiated them. Five of the six people killed were Mexican nationals — as were many survivors at the […]
NYC Mayor Eric Adams signs executive order to help small business owners with reform on violations for first time violations. – New York City, NY USA January 4, 2022 (Shutterstock) By Bernadette Giacomazzo, MSN Newly-elected New York City Mayor Eric Adams — a former cop — has been in office for less than a week. […]
An essential delivery worker wearing personal protective equipment in Tribeca, New York during the COVID-19 pandemic. – New York, New York – April 03, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Brian Mann, NPR New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says most of the state’s essential workers can return to work just five days after a positive coronavirus test if […]