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Tyson Poultry Workers Say Their Bosses Have No Regard for Their Lives

Jason Ramirez/Alex N. Press Jacobin
AN INTERVIEW WITH JASON RAMIREZ Few industries in the United States expose workers to COVID-19 at higher rates than the meatpacking and food processing sector. We spoke with a worker at a Tyson poultry plant in Arkansas about his fear of getting sick

Major Victory for London Uber Drivers

Benjamin Sachs onlabor
Today’s UK decision is doubly consequential: the court clarifies drivers’ employment status and the time for which they must be compensated.

Danny Glover: Why I’m in Alabama with Amazon Workers

Sarah Anderson Inequality.org
What role will the Amazon warehouse workers of Bessemer play in the organizing history of the south? We’ll find out on March 30, the day after the workers’ deadline for submitting their mail-in union ballots.

Sex Workers and Covid

Olivia Riggio The IndyPendent
The pandemic has brought about unique challenges for sex workers. Through organizations such as the Sex Workers Outreach Program and BIPOC Adult Industry Collective workers are addressing those collectively.

Despite Slow Vaccine Rollout, Teachers Are Being Pushed Back Inside

Barbara Madeloni Labor Notes
The pressure to reopen school buildings now, rather than wait until all educators have been vaccinated, exemplifies the reckless disregard for educators’ lives that district administrators and politicians have shown throughout the pandemic.