To Fight COVID–19, We Need to Build Worker Power and Worker Safety

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From a new article in Jacobin by Partners for Dignity & Rights senior research strategist Brittany Scott, in collaboration with ARISE Chicago, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL), Chicago Workers’ Collaborative, National Domestic Workers Alliance – New York, Somos Un Pueblo Unido, Workers Defense Project, and Workers’ Dignity/Dignidad Obrera:

“We can’t take COVID–19 prevention seriously if we fail to address the millions of workers who are forced to work without proper protection from exposure. To do that, we need both worker organizing and pro-worker legislative reforms right now. The number of COVID-19 cases seems to be flattening, for now, and states are moving to open nonessential businesses.”

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