Monday, March 21, 2011

from the frontlines of the class war

Mourning and Organizing | Working-Class Perspectives
According to a 2010 AFL-CIO report there were 5,214 workers killed on the job in the US in 2008 alone. An estimated additional 50,000 workers died that year of work-related illnesses. 4.6 million injuries were reported in 2008; however the AFL-CIO estimates that the real number of on-the-job injuries was between 9 million and 14 million.