Newsletter Photos February 27, 2014
Memphis sanitation workers' strike on 1968.
"Keep up the great work!" -Michelle Obama.
Chart: No More Falling Workers. 2011 (6), 2012 (2), 2013 (13). Disturbing trend in communication towers-related worker deaths.
Juan José Guerra Abud, minister of Mexico's Environment and Natural Resources, discusses worker safety with Dr. David Michaels.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez gives closing remarks at an LGBT Power Symposium in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 21
Beualeen Manuel, a fast-food worker and mother of three in Las Vegas (left) told Wage and Hour principal Deputy Administrator Laura Fortman that her insufficient income nearly cost her and her family a place to live. She said it's time to raise the minimum wage. Feb. 27, 2014.
Wage Theft panelists (from left to right): Community organizer Michael Reagan; campaign organizer Cariño Barragan, of Casa Latina; WHD's Seattle district office director Donna Hart; project coordinator Andrea Schmitt, of Columbia Legal Services; and Elizabeth Ford, with the Seattle University School of Law. Professor George Lovell (far right), moderated the panel at the University of Washington Feb. 20. (Photo credit Tanapa Poshayananda)
Erik Rivera and Angela Eberle.
Gary Locke and Ben Bassi.