Maryland’s largest public sector union staged a socially-distanced protest to demand more PPE, testing, and safer working conditions.
As Trump’s “reopening” endangers lives, Democrats must advance policy that gives working people something to fight for, argues In These Times’ Sarah Lazare.
Despite Trump’s ‘America First’ policy, the Tennessee Valley Authority is outsourcing hundreds of federal jobs overseas.
Senior Amazon engineer Tim Bray said the firings were evidence of “a vein of toxicity running through the company culture.” We get a response from Chris Smalls, one of those fired workers.
At a May Day rally, workers said Johns Hopkins University reneged on a commitment to give laid off workers four weeks pay.
“Please spend that money housing homeless and incarcerated people in safe places where they can be socially distanced,” said one nurse.
Labor journalist Sarah Jaffe says despite unprecedented challenges, working people are finding new ways to organize for basic protections during the coronavirus pandemic.
Frontline workers across the world are organizing wildcat strikes on May Day, demanding protective gear and hazard pay from companies making record profits.