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Nurses Defend Union Contract - Response to May 26 Posting of Labor Notes Column

Anthony Ciampa, Jaiveer Grewal, Mary Ellen Warden, Wendy Braithwaite, Heather May Portside
Negotiating committees at each of the hospitals are nurses elected by nurses. They have the final say prior to ratification by the entire nurse membership. Approved by a 2/3 majority, the contract breaks new ground in establishing safe staffing.

The People are with Evo: A Glimpse at a New Bolivia

Rodolfo Machaca Yupanqui People's Dispatch
Rodolfo Machaca Yupanqui, the leader of the Unified Confederation of Bolivian Peasant Workers Union (CSUTCB): after being marginalized for hundreds of years, indigenous people are gaining rights. That is why we support Evo.

Unions, States Confront Trump Home Care Worker Rule

Sophie Quinton Stateline (pewtrusts.org/stateline)
The rule is "a blatant political attack on a group of workers that are 90% women and majority people of color,” said April Verrett, president of SEIU Local 2015, which represents some 380,000 California home care and nursing home workers.