Capital & Main: For-Profit Hospice Union vote, Maximus Employees, and Extreme Heat (October 2023)

As Hospices Privatize, Bay Area Workers Want a Union

Gabriel Thompson, October 31, 2023
They say “metrics for productivity” are driving care for the dying. Nov. 3 union vote marks growing labor organizing as end-of-life care becomes a for-profit industry.

Why Is the Biden Administration Giving a Multibillion-Dollar Contract to a Low-Road Employer?

Jesse Baum, October 23, 2023
Workers cite low wages and disrespect at work; union alleges illegal union-busting.

Extreme Heat Is Turning Up the Temperature on Workers — And Employers

Venessa Wong, October 5, 2023
From Waffle House to Dollar General to Burger King, record heat is spurring workers to organize.

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