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MaryBe McMillan

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The time to fix NC’s broken unemployment insurance system is right now

Experts say it is a certainty that there will be an economic slowdown as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Businesses will see demand for their goods and services decline as a result of people isolating or quarantining themselves or having to stay home with schoolchildren and infected or otherwise vulnerable family members. Businesses will experience disruptions to their supply chains of goods and products as a result of challenges with interstate and global trade. Workers will be laid off or not be able to come to work. Income losses could be catastrophic for families and communities and only serve to deepen the economic harm.

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A simple and basic right that’s still denied to far too many American workers

Time off from work shouldn’t be impossible, but for too many of us, it is.

On Labor Day, everybody in North Carolina who counts on a paycheck should have time for leisure and to recognize and honor the power and purpose of working people united in unions.

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Dereliction of duty

Workers Memorial Day serves to highlight the inexcusable failures of state Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry No worker should have to trade health or life just to make a living, yet work kills an average of 12 workers every ...
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