September Data Analysis

This analysis covers September 2020 data. Context In March, the US took dramatic steps to stop the spread of COVID-19. Many states issued stay-at-home orders and the economy contracted dramatically. Jobs fell away and unemployment …

Worker Experience: Mariah

Mariah Clark is an emergency nurse and EMT and member of her hospital’s Special Pathogens team in Madison, Wisconsin. Over the past months of the pandemic, Mariah has faced chronic stress from working in a …

Worker Experience: Lisa

A veteran healthcare professional at a nursing home in Monroe, Wisconsin, Lisa Gordon says CNAs lack adequate PPE and are in urgent need of support in the form of hazard pay as they take on longer hours to provide …

Worker Experience: Anthony

A few weeks after being laid off from his job as a cook, Anthony Steward contracted coronavirus. Now recovered, Anthony reflects on how unions can provide support during COVID layoffs and furloughs. “March 11th. That’s …