Monday, January 12, 2004

Bush Suddenly Cares About Workplace Safety

And a New Labor Blog Is Born

Marc Brazeau (formerly of the recently deceased Blogonaut) has founded The Joe Hill Dispatch which today announces that
President Bush cites concern about the financial cost of inadequate health and safety standards for federal employees. The fact that people were getting hurt didn't bother him. It was only when someone pointed out that it was getting expensive that he leapt to action.


WASHINGTON -- Workplace injuries by federal employees cost 2 million lost production days a year and more than $2 billion in workers' compensation losses, President Bush said Friday.
And check out The Joe Hill Dispatch, It's full of good valuable labor news.