MA JWJ Campaign News and Action Alerts

Help Stop the Cuts!
May 6, 2015 - 12:58pm

The House cut $337,000 of the Department of Labor Standards (DLS) budget put forward by Governor Baker.
 
Funding is urgently needed to enact new OSHA protections for state employees, and ensure that DLS continues its life-saving work protecting vulnerable workers, such as temporary workers.
 
The Commonwealth spends over $40 million each year in Workers' Comp costs – in addition to the pain and suffering of those injured on the job and the families of fallen workers.
 
Can we afford to have more workers injured or killed on the job?

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