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Sisters and brothers, good morning!
Sean McGarvey, thank you for your leadership. It has been incredible to watch you bring such clear direction and laser focus to the building trades agenda.
And, to my fellow Secretary-Treasurer, Brent Booker, thank you for your camaraderie and friendship in the trenches...as well as to ALL the Building Trades General Board of Presidents, for your vision and dedication to our movement. We are in good hands.
I’m thrilled to be here today, and I bring greetings from the 12.5 million working people of the AFL-CIO, who are standing with me in spirit on this stage, fighting the fights and celebrating the victories alongside you.
Tell Congress to strengthen working people's safety on the job by passing the Protecting America’s Workers Act.
The 2018 edition of the Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect report shows how too many workers remain at serious risk of workplace injury, illness and death.
The number of workers killed on the job in the United States in 2016.
The number of workers ages 55 or older killed on the job in 2016, which represents 36% of all worker fatalities.
The number of construction workers killed on the job in 2016, the most of any sector.
The number of worker deaths caused by workplace violence in 2016, now the second leading cause of workplace death.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 affords every worker in the U.S. the right to a safe workplace. Each day, 150 workers still die in the U.S. from work-related injuries and diseases. Each year, another estimated nine million workers are injured. AFL-CIO
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