Tag "Caregiver"

Fight for Equal Pay!

In the 1940’s, my grandmother organized parents to address the pay disparities between black and white teachers in the Jim Crow south. After years of ignoring their concerns, the Wilson, N.C. Superintendent finally met with them. He explained that white

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New paper looks at unemployment in nonstandard work

The New York Times recently ran an editorial entitled, When Bosses Schedule Hours That Just Don’t Work. Other recent headlines have touted the challenges for workers in the “gig economy” and those who work “on call,” the oppressive conditions of

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Cindy’s Story

“I recently lost my mother . . . a holocaust survivor [who] ended up dying because [her] home care aide did not have paid sick time.”

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