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The Life of Grocery Workers: Confronting Anti-Maskers Every Day and Not Getting Hazard Pay

Senate Republicans have not included hazard pay in their latest proposal for the next economic stimulus package—even as grocery workers put themselves at risk every day.

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Generous Unemployment Benefits Lead to Better-Paying Jobs, Study Finds

A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that better unemployment insurance benefits help workers find jobs that are more suited to their education and experience.

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Florida Quietly Reimposes Food Stamp Work Requirements in the Middle of a Pandemic

The mandate was issued without a previous announcement from the Department of Children and Families or from the state’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis.

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There Are 5 Million Workers in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. They Need Help.

Millions of Americans who rely on soon-to-expire expanded unemployment benefits face a future that could involve food insecurity, poverty, loan defaults, bankruptcies, and homelessness.

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Millions of Workers Depend on the Arts and Entertainment Industry. We Need Help.

If Congress does not extend the FPUC—which is slated to expire July 25—unemployment insurance will be closer to 20% of expected income for some.

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IN PHOTOS: Thousands Walked Off Jobs to Call for Better Treatment of Black Workers

Workers from the service industry and the gig economy rallied with organized labor Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality.

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Thousands of Workers Are Going on Strike for Black Lives Today. Here Are Their Demands.

Tens of thousands of frontline workers across the country are going on strike Monday to protest systemic racism and police brutality and to demand that corporations and the government take action to address white supremacy, end economic exploitation of Black workers, and allow all workers to unionize.