TITLE

Occupational Health v. Civil Rights for Women

AUTHOR(S)
Cimons, Marlene
PUB. DATE
May 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;5/21/77, Vol. 176 Issue 21, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the dilemma, the women are facing--protection from job hazards peculiar to them without suffering economic loss--more and more as they gain equity in the job market in the United States. Report that labor unions, health specialists and other have long argued that no worker should be forced to choose between health and safety on one hand and wages or a job on the other; View that there is little provision for the special problems women face within the interpretation of two laws--the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Civil Rights Act; Information on a new safety standard for levels of lead in the workplace by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an agency in the Department of Labor.
ACCESSION #
9598657

 

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