Dying to work : death and injury in the American workplace (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Dying to work : death and injury in the American workplace

Author: Jonathan D Karmel
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
'Dying to Work' is a collection of short stories from and about workers who were injured or killed on the job. The stories are bookended by a brief history of safety laws that still today leave millions of workers without effective compensation and employers without any meaningful incentive to keep their workers safe.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Karmel
ISBN: 9781501714382 1501714384
OCLC Number: 1132056580
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 19 novembre 2018).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne : fichiers HTML
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction1. America Goes to Work2. The Torch That Lighted Up the Industrial Scene3. Keeping Americans Safe at Work4. Just the Facts5. Stories6. What Can We Do?7. Are There Really Any Accidents?EpilogueNotesIndex -- Cornell University Press
Responsibility: Jonathan D. Karmel.


In Dying to Work, Jonathan Karmel raises our awareness of unsafe working conditions with accounts of workers who were needlessly injured or killed on the job. Based on heart-wrenching interviews  Read more...


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