Stories tagged: "frontline workers"


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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.

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Workers Are Taking Jobs on the Frontlines Because They Have No Other Options

“My boss told us if we needed to find other jobs we could do it, but I need to keep my job where I'm kind of furloughed because I also still have both my sons on my health insurance. So I had to try to balance it all out."

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Lawmakers Ask Trump to Protect 30,000 Frontline Healthcare Workers in Danger of Deportation

“I voluntarily put my life at risk," said one DACA recipient who works as an intensive care nurse in California.

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Sen. Warren and Rep. Khanna Release ‘Essential Workers Bill of Rights’

“We have a responsibility to make sure essential workers have the protections they need, the rights they are entitled to, and the compensation they deserve.”

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Sen. Casey Proposes Bill to Give Essential Workers $25,000

These "unsung heroes" deserve our gratitude, Sen. Casey said.