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Monthly Archives: May 2021

Illinois outperforms “Right to Work” states on key economic metrics

by Frank Manzo IV
Study Comes as Biden Administration and Illinois Lawmakers Work to Strengthen Collective Bargaining
La Grange, IL: States that have enacted so-called “right-to-work” laws underperform Illinois on a range of core economic metrics—including wages, income growth, workforce productivity, poverty, and workplace safety—according to a new study by the Illinois... Read more

Death on the job report: years of progress, long way to go

By Mark Gruenberg, PAI Staff Writer
WASHINGTON, D.C. (PAI)—In the decades since the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established, there’s been a lot of progress in cutting worker deaths and injuries on the job, but there’s still a long way to go.
That’s a big conclusion from the data in the AFL-CIO’s 30th...

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