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  1. labor
    Bill de Blasio Is Picking a Fight He Might Not Be Able to WinThe mayor wants to reopen school buildings whether teachers like it or not.
  2. mcdonald's
    McDonald’s Still Has a Lot to Do to Address Sexual HarassmentSuing the former CEO is only the start for a company that does not require sexual-harassment training at its privately held franchises.
  3. conservatism
    ‘Working Class’ Conservatism Doesn’t Work Without UnionsSelf-styled “populist” Republicans — who oppose pro-labor policies — are just Reaganites in different clothes.
  4. close reads
    P-Valley Shows Stripping For What It Is: LaborAmid the glitz and glamor of The Pynk, we’re reminded again and again that strippers are workers, and they have worker concerns.
  5. labor
    Teachers Aren’t Sacrificial Lambs. No Essential Worker Is.Don’t blame school workers for trying to protect themselves from danger.
  6. education
    Did America Set Public Schools Up to Fail?States underfunded public schools for years. COVID-19 is about to make things worse.
  7. labor
    Florida Teachers Are Suing Ron DeSantisThe governor’s reopening strategy puts them in life-threatening danger, they say.
  8. labor
    Racism Is a Working-Class ProblemThe Strike for Black Lives reminds America that racial justice and economic justice are linked.
  9. strike for black lives
    Thousands of Essential Workers Are Going on Strike for Black LivesTens of thousands of people are walking off their jobs on Monday in protest of racial inequality.
  10. labor
    McDonald’s Workers Have Filed a Federal Civil Rights LawsuitThree Black workers say they experienced sustained racial discrimination on the job.
  11. covid-19
    America’s Teachers Face an Impossible ChoiceTwo years ago, teachers walked out over pay and school funding. As the debate over reopening rages, some are preparing to walk out again.
  12. labor
    Walmart Decides to Try Caring About Its WorkersMonths after Walmart associates started dying from COVID, stores will require masks.
  13. covid-19
    Disney World Is Reopening. Some Workers Are Worried.The Disney’s flagship theme park reopens this weekend. But has the company done enough to protect workers from the coronavirus?
  14. disney
    Florida Disney World Is Seriously Going to Reopen This WeekendIn the face of a massive COVID-19 surge in the state, Disney is plowing ahead with its plans.
  15. covid-19
    Amazon’s Coronavirus Problem Is Worse Than It Let OnA COVID outbreak in Minneapolis is much worse than the company has admitted.
  16. covid-19
    Vegas Workers Are Suing Flavortown, Sort OfA formidable Las Vegas union has sued several casino companies for putting workers at risk.
  17. coronavirus
    Essential Workers Are Still Dying From CoronavirusTrump wants life to go back to normal. But the virus is still killing workers.
  18. police
    Seattle-Area Labor Council Expels Cop UnionThe move comes amid broader calls for labor to isolate cop unions.
  19. labor
    To Truly Protect LGBTQ Workers, Get Rid of At-Will EmploymentWeak labor protections leave workers vulnerable to discrimination.
  20. labor
    America Is Paying a High Price for Cheap MeatOur nation’s exceptionally weak labor protection for meatpacking workers is fueling its exceptionally lethal pandemic.
  21. george floyd
    Protests Are Galvanizing Demands to Take Cops Out of SchoolsSome teachers unions have demanded police-free schools for years, but they face major obstacles.
  22. coronavirus
    Every Food and Delivery Strike Happening Over CoronavirusFrom Whole Foods to Instacart to McDonald’s.
  23. labor
    Walmart Workers Are Dying From Coronavirus. Now They Want a Seat at the Table.Associates are lobbying investors for the right to be considered for seats on the company’s board of directors.
  24. coronavirus
    Horrifying Problems Continue to Plague the Meat IndustryCoronavirus cases at meatpacking facilities have skyrocketed.
  25. the economy
    An Economist Who Called the 2008 Crash Says We’re In for a Long DepressionNouriel Roubini predicted the 2008 crash. Now, he’s warning that the America is hurtling toward food riots — and then a decade-spanning depression.
  26. inequality
    McDonald’s Wants to Reopen Its Dining Rooms. Workers Say Not So Fast.Workers in 20 cities went on strike to protest the chain’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  27. labor
    Eataly’s Workers Say They Feel Betrayed by a New Payment Plan“This is the nail in the coffin.”
  28. coronavirus
    A Brief History of Elon Musk’s Bizarre Pandemic BehaviorThe alleged tech genius is reopening Tesla’s factories in defiance of a Bay Area stay-at-home order.
  29. the media
    Hearst Loses Big at the National Labor Relations BoardThe media giant waged a hostile anti-union campaign last year.
  30. coronavirus
    Workers Are No Longer Heroes, Kroger ConcludesThe grocery-store chain is ending “hero pay” nationwide.
  31. coronavirus
    A Call Center Giant Is Responding to COVID-19, But Not Its Own EmployeesA federal contractor is making millions off the pandemic while workers struggle to stay safe.
  32. labor
    GOP’s Coronavirus Stimulus Priority: Make Workers Poorer, Less SafeRepublicans are fighting to cut unemployment benefits and let employers flout workplace safety standards.
  33. coronavirus
    This May Day, Honor Labor by Compensating ItLabor is entitled to the wealth it creates. It deserves more than temporary hazard pay.
  34. coronavirus
    Amazon Walkouts Are SpreadingWorkers in Minnesota walked out last weekend, and other protests are planned.
  35. coronavirus
    Trump Is Ready to Let Tyson Foods Work People to DeathThe president wants to keep meatpacking plants open no matter what.
  36. coronavirus
    Columbia Graduate Students Are Going on StrikeMany have also said they’ll stop paying rent to the university over its handling of COVID-19.
  37. coronavirus
    Amazon Workers Protest: ‘They Don’t Care Enough About Us’Activists say over 300 workers called out of their shifts nationwide to protest Amazon’s handling of the pandemic.
  38. coronavirus
    ‘We’re Tired of Being Treated as If We Are Expendable’Nurses on the front lines of battling coronavirus are rising up to demand basic protections.
  39. coronavirus
    The U.S. Postal Service Needs Help Now: ‘The Situation Is Absolutely Dire’A conversation with Mark Dimondstein, the president of the American Postal Workers Union.
  40. coronavirus
    Customer Behavior Is Making Life Even Harder for Grocery Store WorkersStores and customers alike could do more to keep essential workers safe.
  41. labor
    Trump’s Labor Department Fights to Protect Workers From BenefitsEugene Scalia is working hard to shield Uber drivers from the threat of income support.
  42. coronavirus
    Workers Are Trying to Avert a Deadly COVID-19 DisasterCOVID-19 has life-and-death stakes. Workers know that.
  43. theater
    Livestreaming and Labor: A Clash of Good Intentions at Red Bull TheaterA dispute with Actors’ Equity shuts down a virtual production.
  44. coronavirus
    The Coronavirus Is Radicalizing WorkersThe working class was already in crisis before the coronavirus. Now they’re angrier than ever.
  45. coronavirus news
    Amazon Fires Employee Who Led Staten Island StrikeChris Smalls said he was fired on Monday afternoon shortly after leading a walkout.
  46. coronavirus
    Whole Foods Workers Planning Nationwide Sick-out Protest on TuesdayTheir demands include increased hazard pay and health-care coverage for all workers.
  47. everlane
    Bernie Sanders Calls Out EverlaneThe “radically transparent” clothing company reportedly fired employees who were in the process of unionizing.
  48. coronavirus news
    Why Amazon and Instacart Workers Are Striking TodayWorkers at the online retail giant’s Staten Island warehouse are walking out today.
  49. coronavirus
    Instacart Workers Are Going on a Massive Strike Next WeekThey are demanding expanded paid sick leave and safety gear like gloves.
  50. coronavirus
    Sick Worker Says UPS ‘Puts Profits Over People’Warehouse workers and delivery drivers are carrying the American economy on their backs. Are they getting the working conditions they deserve?
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