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Turning Arizona Blue: On the Ground in Maricopa County

Peter Olney The Stansbury Forum
The heroes of this election season are the millions of citizen volunteers who texted, phoned and post carded, but perhaps the biggest contribution nationally was the work of the beleaguered HERE which lost 80% of its members due to COVID impacts.

The Return of the Strike

Steven Greenhouse The American Prospect
This year, thousands of teachers, hotel workers, Google employees, and others walked off the job and won major gains. Which raises two questions: Why now? And will this continue?

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Hotel Workers From Around the World Challenge Sexual Harassment

Haseena Manek RankandFile.CA
Sexual harassment and sexual assault is a serious issue for hotel workers, who are vulnerable not only to co-workers and management but also to hotel guests. Union workers from across the globe gathered in Geneva to demand change.

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Trump Las Vegas Hotel Files Objections After Workers Vote to Join Union

Bethany Khan UNITEHERE!
UNITE HERE's Culinary Union Calls for Immediate Contract Negotiations. We voted yes to make our jobs good jobs with fair wages and job security, said Celia Vargas, a housekeeper at the property. We won that vote, so our voices and votes should be respected.

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Atlantic City Workers Stunned As Casino Economy Begins to Crash

Bruce Vail Working In These Times
Atlantic City needs to diversify its economy away from casinos if it wants to continue attracting large numbers of visitors, union leaders argue in response to announcements of closures. New solutions are needed for workers and the wider community to prevent Atlantic City from again going into decline.
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