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Trump's OSHA Rebuked for 'Sitting on Its Ass' as Covid-19 Infections and Deaths Surge Among Frontline Workers

More than 9,000 U.S. healthcare workers have been infected with Covid-19 and 27 have died. The biggest workplace catastrophe ever to hit the nation’s healthcare workers.

I did not sign up for the military, I signed up for Walmart

A few weeks ago, Evelyn Hall asked her manager at Walmart why the store wasn’t giving workers gloves and masks.

How can you safely go back to work during a pandemic? Here’s one proposal in Congress

Democrats in the United States House and Senate want new worker protections during the corona virus pandemic.

We Asked 11 Essential Workers What Their Lives Were Like During The Coronavirus Pandemic

While health care workers attempt to save everyone who is sick, other workers deemed essential are putting themselves at risk every day to make sure that society functions during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID relief checks can be seized by debt collectors

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was told directly in a phone call on April 1 that the $1,200 CARES Act payments to individuals were not protected from private debt collection.

How One Local Union Is Doubling Wages for America’s Airport Workers

In a time of labor stagnation, a union has committed massive resources to workplace and political organizing—and has bettered the lives of tens of thousands of low-wage workers…

Working-Class People Hold Society Together: Class and COVID-19

Workers face increased risk of exposure to the virus because many have no choice but to be in regular face-to-face contact with people who might be infected…

One thing we can do to protect front line workers:

Almost exactly 10 years ago, on April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and seriously injuring 17 more…

Is your grocery delivery worth a workers life?

Millions of white-collar workers are telecommuting from home to stay safe as the coronavirus extends its terrifying reach across America…

The new labor movement

The coronavirus pandemic has had a big impact on working people…

Hospital workers call for hazard pay

Hospital workers are calling for hazard pay and increased testing for COVID-19 as they labour on the “front lines” of the coronavirus pandemic…

My Sister The Nurse Is A Coronavirus Superhero Without the Right Mask

CHICAGO — My sister the nurse held back tears on the front line of the pandemic…

America’s Farmworkers Now ‘Essential,’ but Denied the Just-Enacted Benefits

In fields and rural communities across the United States the nation’s 2.5 million agricultural laborers are waiting for the shoe to drop…

No One Mentions the People Who Clean It Up

When Vanessa is asked to clean up after patients who have the seasonal flu or measles or MRSA in the Pennsylvania hospital…

Hospitals Tell Doctors They’ll Be Fired If They Speak Out

Hospitals are threatening to fire health-care workers who publicize their working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic…

Opinion: If you’re ‘essential’ enough to work through a pandemic, you’re essential enough to be paid a living wage

My first trip to Trader Joe’s since the start of California’s coronavirus lockdown had all the trappings of order and security..

White-Collar Job Security Exposes Huge Gap With Service Industry

Chief Executive Horacio Rozanski told employees Wednesday that Booz Allen Hamilton Inc…

U.S. Plant Workplaces Emerge as Coronavirus Battlegrounds:

Tensions are breaking out between employers and workers across the U.S. as some companies push to keep…

The Laws That May Protect Employees

Across America, workers compelled to work in dangerous conditions or in close contact with individuals who may be carriers of the coronavirus are protesting…

Grocery unions protect workers and save lives

Researchers have long known that unionized workplaces – whether in mining, construction, manufacturing or warehouses – are significantly safer for employees than non-union workplaces…

Fired Mercy Hospital nurse alleges retaliation for speaking out

She alleges she had to reuse the same mask even after she came into contact with a patient who presented coronavirus symptoms…

Why American Workers Have Been Left Out of Our Life-and-Death Decision-Making

While European workers have helped shape their nations’ coronavirus policies, most of their U.S. counterparts have no unions to give them a voice…

What’s Essential? Confusion Clouds Workers, Employers

The standards for what constitutes essential work under COVID-19 pandemic rules vary state to state, city to city, and, in some cases, hour to hour…

Food Fight

By now, the sight of ravaged grocery store shelves across the United States has become grimly familiar—and those right-wing memes about food shopping in Venezuela…

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