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Building Worker Power

Daniel Judt The Forge
Worker Power is a new political organization with deep roots in the work of UNITE HERE Local 11, the hospitality workers local in Southern California & Arizona. They are bringing union organizing tactics to door-knocking and political power building.

Can the Hotel Workers’ Union Save the Democrats?

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
In Nevada, Arizona, and Pennsylvania, the union has been talking to voters about progressive fixes to inflation for months, when Democrats didn’t know what to say.

Dodger Stadium Concession Workers Threaten an All-Star Strike

Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele Capital & Main
When it comes to wages, baseball’s billionaires give stadium workers peanuts. Yet since 2011, the teams’ average value has tripled — from $523 million ($680 million in today’s dollars) to $2.1 billion.

Tidbits - May 21, 2020 - Reader Comments: Reader Comments: Biden- Sanders Joint Policy Task Forces; Voter Suppression; COVID-19 Victims; Prison Labor as Scabs; Somalia; Cuba; Support Postal Workers, Retail and Food Workers in UNITE HERE; more...

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Reader Comments: Biden-Sanders Joint Policy Task Forces; Voter Suppression; COVID-19 Victims; Prison Labor as Scabs; Somalia; Cuba; Radical Books Sale; How to Absentee Vote NY Primary; Support Postal Workers, Retail and Food Workers in UNITE HERE
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