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Unionized workers are far more likely to speak out about dangerous working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. There's no mystery as to why.
For the first time, the staff of a major party’s presidential nominee will be covered by a union pact.
Some states are already laying out plans to let nonessential businesses reopen their doors to workers and customers.
The president of the United Food and Commercial Workers says around 30 members have died since the pandemic began. He expects that number to go up.

The pain is being felt by hotel and airport workers across the country.
It's unusual for a union to endorse a candidate through such a democratic process.
The new “joint employer” rule is another treat for companies like McDonald's that have been battling union organizing.
In a tense meeting with employees, Cenk Uygur argued that a union doesn’t belong at a small news network struggling to make profits.
Medicare for All has a lot to do with a teachers union's backing, as it did with the Culinary Workers Union's public criticism of Sanders in the Nevada caucuses.
With a 46-37 vote, employees have created one of the first unions in tech.