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.
Amazon is using COVID-19 rules to control their employees, not to protect them, says an Amazon worker who took part in the fourth strike at a Chicago facility.
Frontline medical professionals across the country warn of the potentially deadly consequences of a lack of personal protective equipment.
Amazon executives described Smalls as “not smart or articulate.” Smalls was fired after organizing a walkout over employee safety at Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse.
700 people who serve beer, hot dogs, and more at baseball games in Baltimore don’t yet know if they will be compensated for games canceled because of COVID-19.
Pittsburgh sanitation workers were sent home with pay after they refused to pick up trash due to unsafe working conditions.
Trump is offering big business billions of dollars as the pandemic spreads, and almost nothing for their stranded employees. But real protection for workers has to be much more than a $1000 check.