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April 28, 2017

On This Day in 1971:

Congress creates OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The AFL-CIO sets April 28 as “Workers Memorial Day” to honor all workers killed or injured on the job every year.

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What Slashing the Labor Dept. Budget by 21 Precent Would Mean
Updated On: Mar 20, 2017
Mar. 20, 2017 | ECONOMY | The Trump administration’s “budget blueprint” cuts include a 21 percent, or $2.5 billion, reduction in the Department of Labor’s budget. The budget would reduce funding for or eliminate programs that provide job training to low-income workers, unemployed seniors, disadvantaged youth and for state-based job training grants. It eliminated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) training grants as well as the independent Chemical Safety Board. Eliminating the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) would mean no independent federal agency dedicated to investing devastating industrial accidents such as the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the West Fertilizer plant explosion… truth-out.org

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