SPLC Urges Federal Agencies to Protect Poultry, Meatpacking Plant Workers

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Cross-posted from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The SPLC and a coalition of civil rights groups filed a formal petition today urging the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to better protect workers in poultry and...
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Happy 47th Anniversary to U.S. Auto Safety Law

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The benefits of public protections for everyone are dramatically illustrated by U.S. auto safety law, and Sept. 9 marks the 47th anniversary of when those lifesaving standards were first enacted. On that day in 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law theNational Traffic and Motor Vehicle...
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