Coffee shop workers organize, inspire others Labor organizing in the Boston area has gotten a hip makeover. Two local coffee shop chains, Pavement & Darwin’s Ltd., have had their employees vote to form unions. These baristas have been the unlikely stars of the progressive left in Boston this past summer: The media exploded after the […]
Many university employees have been left with no jobs for the summer season.
Beautiful Stuff Project; CHA nurses in contract fight Welcome to this ninth episode of the Weekly Wire—an audio roundup of highlights from this week’s articles in the Somerville Wire news service. Our headlines for May 28, 2021 are: THE BEAUTIFUL STUFF PROJECT PROVIDES TREASURE THROUGH PANDEMIC and SOMERVILLE NURSES FIGHT FOR FAIR CONTRACT. Reporter: Shira […]
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“We should only be able to have seven passengers on the bus so they can keep that amount of distance between them. But that is not happening.”