Death on the Job

Number 18983
Subject Immigrants
Source Newsday (New York)
State New York
Year 2001
Publication Date July 22, 23, 24,25,26
Summary "Immigrants face workplace hazards with alarming frequency, especially in NY state". A 5-part Newsday investigation found that New York has the nation's highest rate of immigrants killed in the workplace and government agencies routinely fail to investigate deaths, enforce laws and provide timely compensation for victims and their families.
Category General
Pages 25
Keywords Immigration;Labor;INS;New York;illegal workers;FOIA;OSHA;NIOSH;Workers' Compensation;Omni Recycling;CDC;NLRB;sweatshops;Hispanic immigrants;Chinese immigrants
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