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Press Conference: House to Introduce Legislation Protecting Workers From Heat

WHAT: A Wednesday morning press conference at which U.S. Reps. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Alma Adams (D-N.C.) and members of the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee will introduce legislation requiring the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promulgate a heat stress standard. Public interest leaders will discuss the impacts of workplace heat and their nationwide campaign to protect outdoor and indoor workers from the climate crisis.

WHO: U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.)
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.)
U.S. Rep. Alma Adams (D-N.C.)
Robert Weissman, president, Public Citizen
Arturo S. Rodriguez, president emeritus, United Farm Workers
Bruce Goldstein, president, Farmworker Justice

WHEN: 9:15-9:45 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, July 10

WHERE: House Triangle (the grassy triangle on the House side of Capitol’s East Front)
At the intersection of Southeast Dr. and New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, D.C.