DOL Takes Paid Leave Away from Low Wage Healthcare Workers

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CN09222020corrected.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans     This is complicated, so hang with me, but here is what you need to know. Nursing home workers and other frontline healthcare providers like home health aides, and community home workers for the differently able account for perhaps the largest portion of …

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The Nursing Home Business Model is Deadly

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/CN08232020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River     Nursing homes have been a huge source of deaths in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic.  Local 100 represents a number of private and public homes, as well as other healthcare facilities, so has been with our workers at the razor edge.  …

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Internet as a Weapon at Home and Abroad

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CN09032019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSHouston   Silicon Valley and its fans argue that tech is a tool enabled by the wonderful world of the internet.  They aren’t totally wrong, though like all tools, tech and the internet, have to be used correctly of course.  We all know that, right?  We …

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Women’s Voice and Women’s March

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New Orleans   Many women hit the streets once again all around the country at the anniversary of the first Women’s March. The theme was more political activism as the new face of resistance with the looming midterm elections providing the focal point. Numbers in local cities seemed to be running at half of last …

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