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Mississippi workers face high rate of death, injury on the job

5 August 2016 No Comment
August 5, 2016

MIRA is actively working to address this issue – including joining in the April 28th Worker’s Memorial Day observance. Workers in Mississippi experience two times the national rate for injury and deaths on the job. Due to their vulnerability and lack of recourse, immigrants have an even higher rate of injury and death than do typical workers. On-the-job injuries is one of the top issues facing workers, second only to the issue of pay and adequate compensation.

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