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'All we are asking is for them to invest in their dedicated employees so residents can continue to get quality care. We want to feel respected and valued and we want to have a voice through our union.'
Seth Ackerman argues that the most straightforward way for Uber to become a workers cooperative, "would be for cities to adopt regulatory codes that only permit ride-sharing by worker-owned firms. Uber would then seamlessly become a software provider."
Facing a series of complaints from workers, Bonchon admitted that it took tips from servers and issued an apology. However, reimbursed tips came with a 5 percent deduction for “credit card processing fees.”
When asked about fear, Cubelo replied, “If we surrender to this fear, it might lead to less numbers of organizers. We have to fight this threat and intimidation and expose the evil design of the Duterte government in suppressing workers organizing.”
On Wednesday evening, hundreds of hotel workers from across the Twin Cities gathered to march through the streets of downtown Minneapolis to push for strong union contracts. The hotel workers, organized with the Twin Cities Hospitality Union UNITE HERE Local 17, stressed the need for a reduced workload, improved workplace safety policy, and better pay.
Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.