Health and Safety Rights under other Labor Laws

Health and Safety and the National Labor Relations Act: Factsheet. (pdf)

Contract Language for a Safe and Healthy Workplace: A brief factsheet giving an overview of this issue. (pdf)

 

 

Collective Bargaining for Health and Safety— A Handbook for Unions: a124-page book from the Labor Occupational Health Program of UC-Berkeley. A valuable tool for members of bargaining committees and other union representatives who negotiate over health and safety issues. The heart of the book is an extensive collection of more than 200 sample contract clauses negotiated by unions throughout the U.S. and Canada. Topics range from rights and responsibilities of labor and management to specific workplace hazards such as heavy lifting, chemicals, and noise, ergonomics, indoor air quality, infectious diseases, workplace violence, and new technology.