Marathon Protests

Organizing Protests

New Orleans      There’s something strange and different happening in the world of protests.  The average bystander is unlikely to have noticed this, but as a practitioner in this trade, I couldn’t avoid recognizing a subtle, but surprising global trend:  marathon protests. Once upon a time, it was all about the numbers.  Crowd claims and …

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Where’s the Health and Safety Plan?

Labor Organizing Organizing

New Orleans      Leaders and members of Local 100 United Labor Unions finally had enough of working on the frontlines without proper protection against the coronavirus in nursing homes, supported living centers, human development centers, transportation, sanitation, cleaning, schools, head start centers, and public-facing offices.  OSHA, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, requires every workplace …

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