Occupational Health

Statement of CSPI President Dr. Peter G. Lurie

Tell your Senator: support paid leave and worker protections

As Congress enters into negotiations on a final package, they must include critical items for worker health and public safety.  With your help, we can focus lawmakers on the real needs to curb this pandemic.

Statement of CSPI Deputy Director of Federal Affairs Colin Schwartz

Tell Congress essential food workers need essential benefits

Tell your Senator to strengthen worker health protections in the next COVID-19 response package
Surgical masks on a table

Tell America’s Meat & Poultry Processors: Protect Your Workers!

Please take a minute to send a message demanding that America’s largest meat and poultry processors (JBS, Tyson, Cargill, Smithfield, Hormel, Perdue, Sanderson Farms, and Conagra)—who together have over 355,000 employees—protect their workers.


Support H.R. 6800, The HEROES Act

Urge your members of Congress to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) that would ensure much-needed protections for food workers on the frontlines and increase critical supports for low-income families.

Statement of CSPI Policy Director Laura MacCleery
Beyond the Curve: Dr. Peter Lurie's COVID-19 Blog
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Tell Congress ALL Workers Need Paid Leave Protections NOW!

Tell your members of Congress to support paid sick days for all workers, including the millions left out by gaps in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.