In order to provide help to the public, government employees must be protected themselves.
With many New Yorkers already squeezed for housing, the effects of the pandemic make solutions all the more urgent.
From the Guardian: Workers across the U.S. are planning another sickout protest on May Day. Also see @WholeWorkerWFM on Twitter.
“A utility plumber for the San Francisco Water Department, I am also a single mom of 12-year-old twins. Handling both jobs is a real challenge right now.”
“Unfortunately, most have no idea what to do. With no union, very few are open to taking action because they are not protected against retaliation.”
Nga Bui from the Freedom Socialist newspaper talks with NYC labor activist Elias Holtz about current organizing by nurses and other hospital workers in response to COVID-19.
30 hours work for 40 hours pay and a broad program of public works
Support frontline King County Metro transit workers’ call for urgent measures to stem COVID19 spread
“We won’t be able to flatten the curve unless everyone does their part.”
Join the call for PCC grocers to offer shorter work weeks and step up CDC safety standards for its employees.
To defend workers and the oppressed facing the pandemic, the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment calls for solidarity and the coordination of struggles.