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WNYCOSH will be celebrating the end of 2015 with our annual Holiday Party. Please join us on Thursday, December 17th from 4:30-6:30pm at our office in the Trimain Building, 2495 Main Street, Suite 438. Thanks for all of your support this past year!  As 2015 comes to a close, we want to share with you some of...
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Longtime WNYCOSH ally organization, the Buffalo Central Labor Council, recognized WNYCOSH with its annual Organization of the Year award at its December meeting. CLC President, John Mudie cited the organization’s great accomplishments around 7-Eleven worker safety, temporary worker rights, and safety and health trainings. Here is some of WNYCOSH’s work over the past year: •  Partnered with...
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Because legal advice is a right, not a privilege… The Free Legal Advice Clinic What The Free Legal Advice Clinic is free of charge and open to the public. Lawyers will be on hand to discuss issues and give advice on any issues you have questions about. Typical issues include employment conditions/issues, landlord issues, and...
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BUFFALO AFL-CIO/WNYCOSH Safety & Health Committee Meeting Tuesday November 10, 2015 5:30 – 6:30 pm UAW Region 9 Hall–35 George karl Blvd. Amherst, NY 14221 JUSTICE FOR BHOPAL 30 YEARS LATER On the night of December 2, 1984, an accident at the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, released at least 30 tons of a highly toxic gas called methyl isocyanate, as well as...
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WNYCOSH would like to thank John Lipsitz and the Lipsitz & Ponterio law firm for their generous donation to WNYCOSH honoring the Linde workers who were exposed to atomic radiation working at the Linde Division of Union Carbide in Tonawanda.  Below is the story of the fight to justly compensate an OCAW union member and...
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Workers at 7-Eleven recently won safer conditions at local stores. After increasing pressure on the corporation, one Elmwood Avenue store in Buffalo will have two or more staff working every overnight shift. Prior to the change, workers were forced to work the overnight shift alone. “What that did is open up a lot of opportunity for...
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“A Day’s Work” is a documentary film that examines the workplace death of 21-year- old Lawrence DaQuan “Day” Davis through the eyes of his family and the analysis of experts. Day was an employee of a temporary staffing agency working at the Bacardi bottling plant in Jacksonville Florida in 2012. He was killed 90 minutes...
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Tuesday October 13, 2014 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Iron Workers Hall 196 Orchard Park Rd. West Seneca NY Recycling:  Making the Industry Safe for Workers Presenter:  Marshall Bertram, Esq. WNYCOSH Worker Center Waste management is one of the most dangerous industries in the US and, among workers in the field, recycling sorters in Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) have...
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WNYCOSH has begun a series of trainings at the Food Bank of Western New York. The Food Bank is a non-profit with a simple mission: to provide food to the hungry in Western New York in a dignified way. The trainings focus on the warehouse staff but will help the entire facility, especially with pervasive ergonomic...
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Tune in to view WNYCOSH’s Executive Director, Germain Harnden give her input to the Western New York Labor News about the official opening of the Labor-Driven Center for Occupational & Environmental Medicine at the Erie County Medical Center. Watch it for Free Off WNYLaborToday.com’s Front Page.
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