Frontline Care Workers Are Undervalued

Ideas and Issues Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsNew Orleans       In the “time of the virus,” I talked to Jackie Dartz, a member of the Local 100 United Labor Unions executive board and longtime steward at LARC, the Lafayette Association of Retarded Citizens, about direct care workers that were at the frontlines about their …

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Coronavirus Policy and Financial Failures Put Nursing Home Workers at Risk

Ideas and Issues Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts New Orleans       Is the coronavirus a pandemic and economic catastrophe or a hiccup along the road to progress as the President promises?  Who knows?  What already seems clear is that for all of the talk about China not being ready for this, it also seems …

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Kaiser Aftermath: How About Some Competition to Organize Healthcare Workers?

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Little Rock       Probably surprising none of the organizers involved or anyone looking at the campaign, the vote count on the rerun decertification election between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) produced the same result with a wider margin as Kaiser hospital workers in California overwhelming voted for …

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