The death toll following the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh has climbed to more than 1,000. What can advocates learn from this latest workplace disaster? Read more >>>
- Parent Category: Technology
- Published on Thursday, 09 May 2013 15:58
NCL staff has been busy at the Federal Communications Commission lately. From comments on inmate calling rates, to the new FCC chair and activity on wireless cramming, telecom and technology issues remain an area of focus for the League.
- Parent Category: Personal Finance
- Published on Thursday, 09 May 2013 15:36
After four exciting days of individual assessments, group activities, and team buzzer matches, the Paxon School for Advanced Studies from Jacksonville, Florida outlasted 38 other teams from around the country to claim the title of LifeSmarts champion in the annual national competition. This year’s championship in Atlanta was the biggest competition ever, featuring teams from 35 states, the District of Columbia, and two student organizations, FCCLA and FBLA.
- Parent Category: Worker Rights
- Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 17:52
What do the explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, the fire at Exxon’s Beaumont, Texas refinery, the building collapse in Bangladesh, and injuries at American poultry processing plants have in common? They are all examples of employees going to work and getting injured or dying on the job. Everyday in America, 13 workers go to their job and never come home.