One teacher’s Covid tale from rural Colorado.
Oakland plumber and mother recounts the trials and tribulations of keeping it all together during Covid-19.
COVID-19 and the capitalist-induced competition for healthcare.
What it takes now to work as a therapist with undocumented families.
Worker’s-eye View: Pushing to do right by utility contact center employees working to help Seattle residents
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.
“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.”
I am a lesbian feminist. Between 1979 and 1984 I worked as a locomotive assistant training to be a train driver for the Victorian Railways in Australia. At one time six women were training at South Dynon Loco and four women in country areas. Dianne Brown became qualified as a train driver in 1985. Unfortunately the other women left. The attitudes of many of the men working in the railways added to on the job pressure. I have put some of these attitudes into poetic form.