August 09, 2016

U.S. Steel agrees not to punish workers for reporting injuries late

Joseph S. Pete, The Times

U.S. Steel agreed not to discipline steelworkers who report injuries later because they didn’t initially know they were injured.

The U.S. Department of Labor reached an agreement in a federal court case with the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker last week. U.S. Steel, which has mills in Gary, Portage and East Chicago, has updated its company-wide injury reporting policy so that steelworkers can report accidents after they become aware of their injuries. ... more

Posted In: Health and Safety, USW

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