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Stopping Attacks on Health Care Workers

Tom Conway USW Blog
Attacks on health care workers have reached epidemic levels across the country, exacerbating turnover, turning caregivers into patients and further fraying systems of care already worn thin by COVID-19.

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Weekly Toll: The Last Shift

Jordan Barab Confined Space
Fire engine on the street at night. On average, almost 100 workers are killed every day in the United States due to traumatic injuries suffered at work.   Ten times as many die from occupational diseases. The accounts below give you a taste of the PREVENTABLE carnage.

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The Women Leading Today’s Historic Labor Movement

Aura Heinrichs BAZAAR.com (Harper's Bazaar)
With issues like pay, benefits, paid sick time, paid family leave, minimum staffing levels, schedule flexibility, mental health, and workplace safety becoming increasingly urgent in the pandemic, women have emerged as union leaders as never before.

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Washington Mental Health Workers Win Safety Strike

Sarah Hughes Labor Notes
Workers at Cascade Behavioral Health walked out in August following an attack by a patient that injured 11 staff. The National Labor Relations Board concluded this was legal—possibly the first time it has condoned a safety strike in the health care.

We Demand Bold Action for All Working People

The Movement for Black Lives M4bl The Movement for Black Lives M4bl
The capitalist system doesn’t just drive wealth inequality—it is designed to exploit and undermine the working class and to protect the power and economic interests of the wealthy.
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