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Asbestos Victims' Family, Workers Speak Out vs. AB19/SB13


On Thursday, workers, labor groups, attorneys and surviving family members of victims of asbestos disease came together for an emotional press conference and public hearing to speak out against AB-19/SB-13, a bill which is a direct assault on victims of asbestos disease. 

Introduced by Rep. Andre Jacque and Sen. Glenn Grothman AB19/SB13 undermines justice for workers who die of asbestos diseases by shielding corporations from being held accountable for having asbestos ridden work places.  It is estimated that 10,000 U.S. workers die each year from asbestos exposure. 

Scott Nuutinen, a pipefitter from Applet...