Paterson, NJ- In order to continue empowering the community, a Health and Safety in the Workplace seminar was conducted by safety specialists from the New Labor organization. A certificate of completion was provided to all course attendees.
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Speakers Brayan Nelson and Olga Morales provided important information to the attendees with an entertaining mixture of joy, excitement and a good dose of humor. Attendees were trained on such vital issues as their employee rights, duties, tools used in enforcing these rights, and clear steps to take when these rights are violated.
A second seminar was presented immediately after the first and included specific and key information on the defense of immigrant employees. Attendees were also trained on additional topics such as emergency response and safe lifting and carrying techniques used during physical work. This was supported by Rutgers University through its Occupational Training Program and Education Consortium (OTEC) along with the New Labor organization.
The seminars were held at the Boys and Girls Club in Paterson, NJ. The seminars were free of charge to all attendees and included the training manual titled The Health and Safety of the Warehouse Worker and Agency Worker.