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At Workers' Comp Hub we provide basic information for workers with job-related injuries and illnesses. We also share resources to advance pro-worker advocacy and action.

  • Injured construction worker, unemployed and waiting for a meal in a Manhattan soup kitchen. 1985.
    Injured construction worker, unemployed and waiting for a meal in a Manhattan soup kitchen. 1985.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Lobsterman who lost his arm in an unguarded lobster trap hauling winch near Wells, ME. 2000.
    Lobsterman who lost his arm in an unguarded lobster trap hauling winch near Wells, ME. 2000.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Woman with spinal birth defect whose mother was exposed to silicon chip manufacturing chemicals while pregnant. CA. 2010.
    Woman with spinal birth defect whose mother was exposed to silicon chip manufacturing chemicals while pregnant. CA. 2010.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Coal miner at home, recovering from burns caused by a mine explosion that killed six of his co-workers. McClure, VA. 1983.
    Coal miner at home, recovering from burns caused by a mine explosion that killed six of his co-workers. McClure, VA. 1983.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Poultry worker recovering from carpal tunnel surgery after six months on the job. Near Perry, GA. 2002.
    Poultry worker recovering from carpal tunnel surgery after six months on the job. Near Perry, GA. 2002.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Quadriplegic police officer, injured in the line of duty. National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial. Washington, DC. 2000.
    Quadriplegic police officer, injured in the line of duty. National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial. Washington, DC. 2000.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Emergency responder's medical exam, 9/11 Medical Monitoring Program. New York City. 2002.
    Emergency responder's medical exam, 9/11 Medical Monitoring Program. New York City. 2002.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Laborer with poor protection system to prevent trench cave-in. Boston. 2002.
    Laborer with poor protection system to prevent trench cave-in. Boston. 2002.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Jackhammer operator without respirator protection from silica dust. Big Dig, Boston. 2002.
    Jackhammer operator without respirator protection from silica dust. Big Dig, Boston. 2002.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Steel mill safety officer speaks with heavy equipment operator. PA. 2009.
    Steel mill safety officer speaks with heavy equipment operator. PA. 2009.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Worker Memorial Day observance, headquarters of United Mineworkers Union. Washington, DC. 1990.
    Worker Memorial Day observance, headquarters of United Mineworkers Union. Washington, DC. 1990.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
  • Cotton mill workers and brown lung victims demonstrating for workers' comp reform. Columbia, SC. 1979.
    Cotton mill workers and brown lung victims demonstrating for workers' comp reform. Columbia, SC. 1979.
    Photo credit: Earl Dotter, earldotter.com
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