Where’s the Health and Safety Plan?

Labor Organizing Organizing

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CN09112020realone.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsNew 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 …

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Masks and Food for the People

ACORN ACORN International

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CN05142020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsPearl River     ACORN and its affiliates are direct action, mass-based organizations.  Some now ask, how do we explain the fact that we also, especially now, deliver what many would only expect of service-based outfits?   Easy answer: a membership-based organization has to be able to respond to the …

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Mask Marauders

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CN05092020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsPearl River     What’s the issue with masks?  We see them everywhere and nowhere. United States Vice-President Pence toured a nursing home while in Indiana.  They see a box of KN95 masks.  Hey, here’s a good photo op, say he and his team.  Let’s have the Veep look …

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