Workers Rights

31 Jul 2020

Curbside Concerts Let’s You Hire Musicians to Play in Front of Your Home

The shuttering of live music venues across the country due to COVID, has made things incredibly difficult for musicians and bands. It’s been over five months since live music has become verboten, creating a situation where millions of performers can no longer make a living. Luckily the folks at Curbside Concerts

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27 Jul 2020

How to Tell if a Company Really Supports BLM

To get a clearer picture on whether a company actually supports BLM, or just engages in opportunist window-dressing, you can take any and all of the following steps:

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21 Jul 2020

Waiting Tables is a Real Job

Every single person who has waited tables has, at some point, had someone tell them their job isn’t “real.” When a server hears those words, their blood begins to boil, quickly becoming hotter than the inside of a fried cheese stick that just came out of the deep fryer. There

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06 Jul 2020

Jackie Fielder is the Fresh Progressive Voice We Need in the State Senate

California D-11 State Senate candidate Jackie Fielder, like her incumbent opponent State Senator Scott Wiener, is out and proud. But there the similarities between the two candidates end. Fielder, at age 25, is half her opponent’s age. She also lays claim to an ethnic heritage combining President Racist-In-Chief’s twin bete

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29 Jun 2020

Is the Internet Worth it? Do The Good Parts Outweigh the Bad?

The story goes that when the Great Library of Alexandria burned down in 48 B.C., it had a copy of every book in the “known world.” Its destruction represented the annihilation of so much of the world’s knowledge that humanity lost things that are now gone forever. What’s remarkable is that each of us holds, in our pocket or bag, a device that connects us to infinitely more information than could have ever been held in a million Great Libraries.

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25 Jun 2020

I Might Be Waiting Tables Again Soon and I’m Nervous

On the last shift I worked in my restaurant, business had already slowed to a trickle with fewer and fewer customers feeling comfortable going out in public, but it was before anything had truly been shutdown. That night, my husband and three of our friends came in to have a

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22 Jun 2020

#AskChefsAnything: The New Campaign Raising Funds for Immigrant Food Service Workers

As you well know by now, the COVID pandemic absolutely brutalized the food service industry. Everything from restaurants to bars to packaging plants to distribution companies were majorly impacted, many having to shut down. While most people in the United States were able to get some form of government assistance, our

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15 Jun 2020

There’s a New Clinic to Help Self-Employed Folks Apply for Unemployment

The economic collapse that happened as a result of the COVID pandemic has hit self-employed people especially hard. And the process of getting unemployment can be almost labyrinthine. That’s why I was excited to get a press release last week from the folks at the California Association for Micro Enterprise

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