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Work is literally killing people

by Kareem Uhuru
May 29, 2019

It’s easy for Americans to parrot reports about sweatshops in China, slave wages in Mexico, and deaths at diamond mines in South Africa. The United States is seen as a standard-bearer for work conditions in the world, particularly since the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 created a federal minimum wage, overtime pay, and strict rules for child labor. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established in 1970 and further solidified this reputation. But the reality is that American workers are placing themselves in harms way due to a ruthless capitalistic … Read Entire Article