Stories tagged: "labor"


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Thousands of Workers Are Going on Strike for Black Lives Today. Here Are Their Demands.

Tens of thousands of frontline workers across the country are going on strike Monday to protest systemic racism and police brutality and to demand that corporations and the government take action to address white supremacy, end economic exploitation of Black workers, and allow all workers to unionize.

Workers in health care, hospitality, food processing and other industries say the Wisconsin Supreme Court order to kill the safer at home rules will make workplaces less safe.
Killing ‘Safer at Home’ Means a Lot of People Won’t Feel Safer at Work

Progress made in containing coronavirus in Wisconsin may already be backsliding

The city council in Green Bay will consider a proposal on Tuesday to direct some of its federal coronavirus aid directly to frontline workers
Green Bay Plans to Give $100K to Frontline Workers – Including Meatpackers

The city plans to use some of its federal coronavirus relief to help essential workers.

The meatpackers of today deserve the respect shown to packers since Green Bay's original Acme Packers football team.
Support the Packers. All the Packers.

For more than a century, meatpackers have been taken for granted as ‘not regular folks.’ That should change.

JBS Packerland meatpacking plant in Green Bay, WI
Health Official Faults Workers for Outbreak

No criticism of working conditions for Brown Co. meatpackers.

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Did Britney Spears Just Call for a General Strike on Instagram?

Hinting further that she may hold radical politics, Spears signed off her caption with three rose emojis, the official symbol of the Democratic Socialists of America.

Hospitals to Receive $40 Million in Federal Funds for COVID-Related Lost Revenue, Expenses
UW Nurses Fighting to Get Their Union Back Want Your Support

Public at Forum Urged to Pack Next Hospital Board Meeting