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Stopping Attacks on Health Care Workers

Tom Conway USW Blog
Attacks on health care workers have reached epidemic levels across the country, exacerbating turnover, turning caregivers into patients and further fraying systems of care already worn thin by COVID-19.

Dollar General Workers Refuse To Be Silenced

Mike Kuhlenbeck The Progressive
Dollar General is one of the lowest-paying major retail chains, with average wages barely above the $7.25 federal minimum. Low pay is made worse by the lack of hours allotted to workers. In response workers are starting to organize.

No More “Normal”

The editors of Rethinking Schools Rethinking Schools
Teachers have underwritten the underfunded public school system with their pocketbooks and after-school hours, stealing both time and money from their families to provide for their students. Normal was awful. It is time to be bold.

What’s It Like To Strike?

Don McIntosh Northwest Labor Press
Strikes, once common, are rare today. We asked readers to share their strike stories.