Blog | April 8, 2020

How To Improve the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Application Process

The federal Worker Training and Retraining Notice (WARN) Act, or state level WARN acts could help streamline UI.

Blog | April 8, 2020

Grocery Store Workers Need Frontline Protections

Grocery workers are being infected, and some are dying, because of lax protections.

Blog | April 1, 2020

Worker Health Is Public Health

Blog | April 1, 2020

Worker Health Is Public Health

The federal government is failing to ensure the safety and health of front line workers.

Blog | March 24, 2020

We Need a Czar to Protect Health Care Workers

This administration needs to immediately focus the nation’s resources on keeping our health care workers and first responders safe.

Blog | March 23, 2020

Unemployment Insurance Was Crucial to Workers and the Economy in the Last Recession

Twelve years have passed since the onset of what we call the Great Recession. Now, as the effects of the(…)

Blog | March 13, 2020

Precarious at Work, Precarious in Health

The coronavirus is making painfully clear how difficult life is for underpaid workers in this country—from a lack of paid(…)

Blog | February 21, 2020

Digging up the Root: How UNC Housekeepers Connected Workers’ Rights with Reparations and Won

Caption: Photo of member leaders of the UNC Housekeepers Association at a press conference in 1995. Courtesy of John Kenyon(…)

Blog | February 13, 2020

Trump NLRB Earns an “F” for Proposing to Take Away Graduate Student Workers’ Rights

Last fall, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or “the Board”) published a notice that sounds a lot like a(…)

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