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
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'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).
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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.

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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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"The book to read if you want to know what's happening with worker health and safety in these difficult times." * Labor Notes * "Most interestingly... the book features a collection of stories about Read more...

 
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