“There is no care in the way we get this important information and it shows that our work is undervalued by the university.”
“Low wage workers are actually, literally, afraid for their lives. They need to know they’re not dependent on tips.”
Closures and other pandemic factors have cost about an eighth of working adults their job. More people need help, while businesses that might otherwise donate are closed.
“The rodents are actually looking for food that is not there, so there are a lot more sightings. They need food and water to survive. It doesn’t have to be filet mignon, it doesn’t have to Evian.”
“The new thing that we’re seeing, as a result of the reopening and employers getting some money to bring workers back, is that employers are now asking workers to come back to work, often without many of the protections that would be necessary in place.”