Posted in Columns Community organizing Wade Rathke

Organizing in the Year of the Plague

by Wade Rathke January 28, 2021 New Orleans    The Year End / Year Begin meeting is a tradition and vital piece of planning, reflection, and celebration with our ACORN family of organizations. This one was…

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Posted in Columns Coronavirus Sick Leave Wade Rathke Worker Safety

Dept. of Labor takes paid leave away from low wage healthcare workers

by Wade Rathke New Orleans   This is complicated, so hang with me, but here is what you need to know. Nursing home workers and other frontline healthcare providers like home health aides, and community home workers…

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Posted in Columns Coronavirus Wade Rathke

Mask marauders

Pearl River  What’s the issue with masks? We see them everywhere and nowhere. United States Vice-President Pence toured a nursing home while in Indiana. They see a box of KN95 masks. Hey, here’s a good photo…

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