Category: Women’s Rights

Chicago Nursing Home Workers Achieve Historic Contract

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On May 7, healthcare workers of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in Chicago were prepared to strike the following morning.

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Women’s prisons and Covid-19: Demand relief now!

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The United States is the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic with one million confirmed cases. The United States also has the largest prison population on Earth, including the highest number

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On International Workers’ Day, Breaking the Chains pays tribute to the women workers

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Millions of women workers are now counted amongst those deemed essential. According to a New York Times analysis, fifty-two percent of essential jobs under the coronavirus pandemic are filled by

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Women on the Frontlines of COVID-19

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While the COVID-19 crisis continues to escalate across the United States, more and more workers are being backed into life or death situations. The crisis is not simply a result

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Supreme court hears arguments in Louisiana abortion case

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On March 4, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments concerning a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. If upheld, the law could make

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Weinstein Found Guilty: #MeToo victory and the need for continued struggle

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After a six-week trial and two weeks of deliberations, a jury in New York on Feb. 24 found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault against two women. The

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