May 16, 2013
Flight Attendants held a press conference today at Charlotte Douglas International Airport to continue to engage the traveling public in efforts to keep the aircraft cabin free of knives that have been used as weapons. Read More
Save the Date: The 2013 CWA/USW Health, Safety, and Environment Conference will be held September 22-27 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The CWA Occupational Safety and Health Department has as its primary responsibility the elimination/minimization of member exposure to hazardous working conditions and potentially related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. The Department’s primary areas of activity include:
The primary work functions of the department include:
These activities are achieved through the development and use of a coordinated approach within CWA involving headquarters personnel as well as national, district, and local officers, leaders, and occupational safety and health activists.
Keep up with OSH Activism with the CWA Health & Safety blog: CWA Health & Safety Activists/Trainers
May 15, 2013
The AFL-CIO Occupational Safety and Health Department released its 2013 Death on the Job report on May 7. The full report and individual files can be downloaded here. Read More
May 9, 2013
It’s National Nurses Week, a celebration aimed at raising awareness about the value of nursing and the role they play in bettering health care for all Americans. Join us in thanking the nearly 3.1 million registered nurses nationwide – including many CWA nurses -- for all the critical work they do 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Read More
May 2, 2013
In the immortal words of Mother Jones, "Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.” CWA members took to the streets for stronger workplace protections in honor of Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28. Read More