The mass infection policies enforced by the federal government have left teachers, staff and students entirely unprotected in schools as cases surge.
Democrats and Republicans are citing the drop in student enrollment during the pandemic to justify a new assault on public education.
Educators at day care facilities and social workers have been fighting since the beginning of March for improved pay and a reduction in workloads for the 330,000 workers employed in the sectors. But the negotiations conducted by the unions offer no resolution of their problems.
Teachers in Brookline, Massachusetts, end one-day strike after union agrees to below-inflation, six-year contract
The BEU has kept workers on the job for nearly three years without a contract. Like many teachers, including those in the Boston Public Schools system who have been working without a contract for eight months, Brookline educators are demanding “reasonable compensation as well as working conditions that meet the realities of a modern, comprehensive education.”
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The Apparel Workers’ Action Committee warns that this repressive move could be extended to other centres of the working class in both the private and public sectors.
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The following statement by the Rank-and-File Committee of Ford Workers in Saarlouis was published in German ahead of the works meeting at the Saarlouis plant on Wednesday.
Quebec school workers are being forced back to work on their fifth day of infection with COVID-19. That is, while still contagious with the debilitating and potentially fatal disease.