Posts Tagged ‘workers’

Indigenous Defenders Are Front-Line Essential Workers

Canada – Expect to work 24/7 on-site. There are no benefits, no days off, and shelter is not provided. You will likely face threats, violence, criminalization, and arrest. So, why are some of the most passionate, informed, brilliant, and resourceful people in Canada dedicating themselves to work that is insecure, dangerous, and unpaid? Indigenous cultures […]

Workers Tried To Blow The Whistle On COVID19 Hazards

Then People Died. A new analysis shows that a spike in complaints to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration precedes a spike in COVID deaths. As soon as the coronavirus pandemic began, workers across the country flooded federal and state offices with complaints that their employers weren’t protecting them from the health threat. The concerns […]

Pelosi Takes Tens of Thousands of Airline Workers Hostage to Demand Blue State Bailout

In an abrupt about-face, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Democrats would not support a standalone bill to fund airline relief unless the Trump administration buckled to her demands for a comprehensive relief package designed by Democrats and containing spending equal to nearly half the pre-pandemic federal budget. Airlines have said without further relief […]

Labor Unions File UN Complaint Over ‘Outrageous’ Violations Of Workers’ Rights

Labor Unions File UN Complaint Over ‘Outrageous’ Violations Of Workers’ Rights Above photo: The U.S. Department of Labor building is pictured in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images. Covid-19 “has demonstrated that not only is the U.S. violating workers’ rights, but those violations are resulting in people […]

The nation’s youth have stepped up as poll workers for upcoming election so elderly stay home

Usually, when the election rolls around, you see retired people stepping in to act as poll workers, but because of Covid, America’s elderly are encouraged to stay home for their health and safety.  With the lack of senior citizen support this upcoming election, the nation’s youth have stepped up to take on this civic duty.  […]

Workers At Amazon Center In Minnesota Walk Out

Above photo: Farhiyo Warsame, pictured here, says Amazon fired her unjustly earlier this week. Jaida Grey Eagle | Sahan Journal ‘You can see the disrespect.’ Workers protest for the second time this year at Amazon’s Shakopee facility. The firing of a coworker triggers Thursday-night job action and picket. Minnesota – About two dozen Amazon employees in […]

Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist Through Agroecology

The rural movement, up against great odds, has become a global model for greater land access and agrarian reform. Just off one of the main highways that crosses the Brazilian state of Paraná, there’s a narrow dirt road that’s easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. The road is bordered on both sides […]

COVID-19 Cases Among Health Care Workers Under-Reported

Above photo: A nurse administers a COVID-19 test at a drive-through testing site in Burleson in April. A new study found that health care workers have almost twice as many cases than reported by the CDC. Amanda McCoy/Star Telegram. Fiana Tulip spent the last 10 weeks trying to figure out how her mother, a health care worker […]

How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Robert B. “Bull” Bulman stood up to FreightCar America because of the poor pay and hazardous working conditions at its Cherokee, Alabama, factory. But the company savagely retaliated with threats to close the plant and relocate to Mexico. Then, after thwarting the union drive, FreightCar America opted to offshore those 500 jobs anyway in a […]

Democrat Insider: Anti-Trump Postal Workers in GOP Neighborhoods Throw Mail-In Ballots in the Garbage

A Democrat operative says the United States Postal Service (USPS) workers who despise President Trump will sometimes help election fraudsters by throwing in the garbage mail-in ballots from Republican-heavy neighborhoods. Last month, as Breitbart News highlighted, a Democrat operative told the New York Post‘s Jon Levine a number of stories in which insiders like him […]

Giant model bids to raise money for Spanish healthcare workers

A giant figure depicting a frontline healthcare worker was unveiled in central Madrid on Friday as part of efforts to celebrate and raising money for health care workers in Spain. “Supersanitario” depicts a female health worker in scrubs, wearing a cape and has an ‘S’ on her chest. Smaller versions of the figure are being […]

Trump Mulls Returning Pensions to 20K Delphi Workers Slashed by Obama-Biden

More than ten years after 20,000 workers for the auto parts supplier, Delphi Corporation, had their pensions slashed as a result of the Obama-Biden administration’s auto bailout of General Motors (GM), President Trump is considering restoring the pensions. In 2009, as part of the Obama-Biden administration’s taxpayer-funded bailout of GM, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation […]

Joe Biden Said Delphi Workers ‘Did Fine’ After Their Pensions Were Gutted

Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden said 20,000 non-unionized Delphi workers “did fine” after they had their earned pensions gutted via the Obama administration’s taxpayer-funded auto bailout of General Motors (GM). In 2009, as part of the Obama-Biden administration’s bailout of GM, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) terminated the pension plans of about 20,0000 non-unionized  American workers […]

Candace Owens Says Leftist Amazon Workers Are Intentionally Damaging Her Books Before Shipping To Buyers

Conservative Commentator Candace Owens has presented evidence suggesting that Amazon is deliberately damaging her books before shipping them out to people who have placed orders online. Owens says that close to 1000 people have complained to her that her book Blackout: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation arrived in various states […]

Chicago Postal Workers Threaten to Halt Service After Multiple Mail Carriers Shot

United States Postal Service workers are mulling a freeze on deliveries to some dangerous neighborhoods in Chicago after multiple mail carriers were shot on the job. At least two Post Office employees were struck with gunfire in separate incidents, and a third was pelted with paintballs fired from a moving vehicle on a residential block. […]

Poorly protected postal workers are catching COVID-19 by the thousands. it’s one more threat to voting by mail.

For months, one postal worker had been doing all she could to protect herself from COVID-19. She wore a mask long before it was required at her plant in St. Paul, Minnesota. She avoided the lunch room, where she saw little social distancing, and ate in her car. The stakes felt especially high. Her husband, […]

How a dire shortage of poll workers imperils American democracy

Image Credit: REUTERS/Gary Cameron This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. Kristi Serwin knows that Americans clamoring for social justice and decent treatment of working people can correct the nation’s course only with a fair, accessible election. But she’s also observed the nation’s dire shortages of poll workers result in long lines and […]

A Green New Deal for workers

Image Credit: Brookings Institution Workers in 2020 have a unique opportunity to vote to put two fellow workers in the White House. Howie is a recently retired Teamster and Angela is a dump truck driver. We know the economic realities that working people face in the United States. This Labor Day we call for a […]

100 workers evacuated after suspected ammonia leak at northern factory

Around 100 workers were evacuated on Sunday after a suspected ammonia leak at a factory in an industrial zone of the northern city of Migdal Haemek. One woman was lightly injured and received medical treatment at the scene, according to Hebrew media reports. Channel 12 news reported the incident took place at the Sunfrost frozen […]

Public lab workers begin open-ended strike amid pay dispute with treasury

Around 2,000 laboratory workers at some 400 public medical labs started an open-ended strike on Sunday morning amid a pay dispute with the treasury. Coronavirus testing will continue amid the labor action, but only those who test positive will be notified so that epidemiological surveys can be carried out. Those who test negative for COVID-19 […]

Public lab workers begin open-ended strike amid pay dispute with treasury

Around 2,000 laboratory workers at some 400 public medical labs started an open-ended strike on Sunday morning amid a pay dispute with the treasury. Coronavirus testing will continue amid the labor action, but only those who test positive will be notified so that epidemiological surveys can be carried out. Those who test negative for COVID-19 […]

Public lab workers begin open-ended strike amid pay dispute with treasury

Around 2,000 laboratory workers at some 400 public medical labs started an open-ended strike on Sunday morning amid a pay dispute with the treasury. Coronavirus testing will continue amid the labor action, but only those who test positive will be notified so that epidemiological surveys can be carried out. Those who test negative for COVID-19 […]

Public lab workers begin open-ended strike amid pay dispute with treasury

Around 2,000 laboratory workers at some 400 public medical labs started an open-ended strike on Sunday morning amid a pay dispute with the treasury. Coronavirus testing will continue amid the labor action, but only those who test positive will be notified so that epidemiological surveys can be carried out. Those who test negative for COVID-19 […]

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’ Above photo:Graduate students lead a march for equal rights on campus in the spring of 2019. Colin Boyle. It is less than a month before Fall Quarter begins, and despite daily warnings against doing so, Northwestern insists on proceeding with the harmful and dangerous plan of reopening […]

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’ Above photo:Graduate students lead a march for equal rights on campus in the spring of 2019. Colin Boyle. It is less than a month before Fall Quarter begins, and despite daily warnings against doing so, Northwestern insists on proceeding with the harmful and dangerous plan of reopening […]

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’ Above photo:Graduate students lead a march for equal rights on campus in the spring of 2019. Colin Boyle. It is less than a month before Fall Quarter begins, and despite daily warnings against doing so, Northwestern insists on proceeding with the harmful and dangerous plan of reopening […]

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’ Above photo:Graduate students lead a march for equal rights on campus in the spring of 2019. Colin Boyle. It is less than a month before Fall Quarter begins, and despite daily warnings against doing so, Northwestern insists on proceeding with the harmful and dangerous plan of reopening […]

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’

Graduate Workers: ‘Reopening Endangers Students, Highlights Racial Inequalities’ Above photo:Graduate students lead a march for equal rights on campus in the spring of 2019. Colin Boyle. It is less than a month before Fall Quarter begins, and despite daily warnings against doing so, Northwestern insists on proceeding with the harmful and dangerous plan of reopening […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Lab workers threaten strike, halting test results

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Coronavirus Israel live: Lab workers threaten strike, halting test results

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