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On Workers Memorial Day and International Workers Day

Filiberto Nolasco Gomez Workday Minnesota
Frontline workers in the service sector remain forgotten and treated as disposable. "No matter how much we flatten the curve these workers are most at risk.“

Who Is Essential Now?

Bryce Covert The Nation
Workers at companies that offer poor pay and unsafe working conditions now know they are essential. And many expect to be treated that way.

Tidbits - Apr. 2, 2020 - Reader Comments: No One Asked How We Can Afford It; COVID-19; GE Workers Walk-Demand to Make Ventilators Not War Weapons; Asian Americans Attacked; A Different Response - Vietnam, Cuba; Rent Moratorium; Rev Joseph Lowery

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Reader Comments: No One Asked How We Can Afford It; COVID-19; GE Workers Walk - Demand to Make Ventilators Not War Weapons; Asian Americans Attacked; A Different Response - Vietnam and Cuba; Rent Moratorium; Remembering Rev Joseph Lowery

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Some Instacart, Amazon Workers Strike as Jobs Get Riskier

Alexandra Olson and Mae Anderson Associated Press
Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers have walked off the job to demand greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.
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