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Practice Area: Workers' Rights

  • Join Us in Protecting Essential Workers

    Update: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued an Emergency Temporary Standard for healthcare workers only. Public Justice issued a statement urging the Biden administration to expand the mandatory protections to workers in all dangerous workplaces. Tell the White House to Issue an Emergency…

Fighting Trump’s Secrecy Agreements: Because Justice for Alva is Justice for All

Public Justice has partnered with our friends at the law firms of Tycko & Zavareei LLP and Varnell & Warwick to take on Trump’s secrecy agreements and help Alva Johnson – a Trump campaign employee who helped organize some of the President’s most significant campaign events – find justice for her and other campaign workers.

UPDATED: Using Bankruptcy to Eliminate Tort Liability for Future Asbestos Claims? That Would Be Unconstitutional

Resolving asbestos liability can be challenging. The time between exposure to asbestos and the onset of the most deadly asbestos-related disease, mesothelioma, can be decades, and there’s no way for someone who was exposed to know whether they will fall ill in the future. And there are plenty of folks—many of whom were exposed indirectly, through asbestos on a family member’s clothing, for example—who may not even know that they were exposed in the first place. As such, it’s impossible for anyone—including companies responsible for asbestos exposure—to know who will fall ill and be entitled to compensation in the future.

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