Tag: workers rights
Unless America addresses runaway income inequality and begins protecting the most vulnerable in society, the next pandemic will hit the nation even harder.
These workers are the lifeblood of the nation. They step up every day and keep America running—even during a pandemic.
Now is the time to put the basic foundation in place that will make us all safer and more secure in good times, and more resilient when disaster strikes.
"I deserve to be respected at my workplace - which is others' home - and to receive the same rights and protections that other workers receive."
Workers are seeking higher pay, protection of their healthcare benefits, greater job security and a commitment from GM to build more cars and parts in the United States.
Strikers are making a stand for equality for temps and second-tier workers.
There is a new push, at both the state and federal levels, to provide U.S. workers with many of the benefits that workers in other countries have long taken for granted.
In addition to boosting wages, it will take major policy changes, like making child care more universally available and affordable, to offset the skyrocketing costs of living for American workers.