Politicizing Unemployment

Community Organizing COVID-19 Economics Financial Justice

  Marble Falls     I stumbled on a surprising item in the Washington Post.  A handful of states have carved out exceptions for workers voluntarily leaving their jobs because they are refusing employer compliance with the vaccine mandate.  These deep red states want these anti-vax protestors to get unemployment.  I could hardly believe my eyes, but seeing is believing as they wrote that … …

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Workers’ Wages Rising

Financial Justice History Ideas and Issues Labor Organizing National Politics

 New Orleans      We can’t seem to get Congress to read the memo and increase the federal minimum wage, but in almost every other way, workers’ wages seem on the rise, and the signs are everywhere.             Kellogg workers after two months on strike still voted down a tentative, five-year contract with the company.  Not enough money with their …

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