August 2022 | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

August 2022

Sidney’s Picks: The Race to Pass a Fast Food Organizing Bill in CA; Kentucky Floods

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Jon BuntingCreative Commons.

The Best of the Week’s News:

  • The race is on to pass a landmark bill to help fast food workers organize in California. (Politico, Voice of OC)
     
  • Starbucks is telling workers that trans health benefits are at risk if they unionize, a far-fetched scenario designed to chill organizing. (In These Times)
     
  • Senate Dems introduce legislation to protect the federal workforce after Trump vowed to reinstate Schedule F if reelected. (Government Executive)
     
  • Neighbors help neighbors in flood-ravaged Kentucky. (WKMS)
     
  • Florida governor Ron DeSantis takes the unprecedented step of suspending an elected Democratic prosecutor and installing a Fed Soc Republican in his place. (Bolts)