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November 01, 2014
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Worker Rights Organization and Rutgers University Garner Three Federal OSHA Grants
New Labor, a nonprofit community organization and local leader in the national campaign for just and humane immigration reform was awarded a $164,980 grant by the federal Occupational Health and Safety Administatrion on September 8. Rutgers University and its School of Public Health are two other local recipients of funding through the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. The amounts are $171,000, and 140,000 respectively. The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) awarded a total of $10.6 Million to 78 organizations nationwide. "The federal grants "will provide workers and employers in some of the most dangerous industries with important tools to identify and eliminate hazards," said U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez.
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