This year, USW is also reflecting on the courageous actions of working people to fight for safer working conditions and focus on the need to organize for safe jobs for all workers.
The pandemic exposed weak laws that have prevented workers from organizing in their workplaces to demand safer working conditions. We will continue to organize to raise the baseline level of safety protections for everyone, including those disproportionately impacted by dangerous working conditions.
Today, let’s renew our fight for stronger safety and health protections. Only when we stand together, can we hold workplace safety agencies accountable to create and enforce laws that protect workers, and to hold employers accountable to keep workers safe.