Weekly Update: Reopening Mass. Must Ensure A Recovery For All

Dear allies and supporters, We hope that you had a safe and healthy week. As Massachusetts continues its four-phase reopening process, let’s take a moment to reflect on the pandemic’s [...]

Big Problems with Governor Baker’s Restaurant and Hospitality Reopening Workgroup: No Workers, No Public Health Experts, Little Transparency

Weekly Update: Reopening must center workers and hard hit communities

Dear allies and supporters, On Monday, Governor Baker announced his four-phase reopening plan for Massachusetts. This plan does not take into account those who are greatly affected by this [...]

Governors’ reopening plan grants corporate wishes by letting employers off the hook

When Governor Baker’s Reopening Advisory Board (RAB) was announced, the biggest red flag was the lack of representation of labor or community organizations and overrepresentation of corporate [...]

Weekly Update: Join essential workers in their fight for a safe workplace

Dear allies and supporters, As we move toward a comprehensive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to be awestruck by the grit and hard work of our essential workers. We applaud them [...]

Cracking the Code: How Boston is trying to Address Childcare by Zoning

By Bailey Hu, Molly Kaviar, Ginger Leib, Peiyao Wang The report examines how Boston’s zoning code supports child care provision across the city, especially in terms of accessibility and [...]

Weekly Update: Taking Action on May Day, Celebrate Mother’s Day and more

Dear allies and supporters, Every May Day — International Workers’ Day — we celebrate the legacy of our labor movement and the undying efforts of our leaders who have spent their [...]

Corporations with a history of misconduct should not guide Mass reopening

When Governor Baker’s Reopening Advisory Board (RAB) was announced, the most noted voices were the ones that were excluded. The Boston Globe noted, “Baker’s outreach seems ‘small-bore relative to [...]

Community leaders call on legislators to end environmental inequality at #LetUsBreathe justice town hall

Town hall speakers underscore dire circumstances facing at-risk communities during COVID-19 due to toxic air, compromised immune system, and lack of appropriate regulation from the State. At a [...]