“Most of our workers, if they don’t work they don’t get paid…. and their benefits are all dependent on hours worked,” Dennis Desmond, business manager for the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA). – Wastedive

The hourly and contract workers in this country are the people who are stocking our shelves, fixing our roads, ensuring our internet is working, and delivering goods across the country. These workers are not paid if they don’t work, they don’t get benefits when they don’t work, and if they get sick they could lose everything.

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