Background Articles


Close to Home: Prop 22 undermines rights for ‘gig’ drivers
By Martin J. Bennett and Jack Buckhorn
The Press Democrat
October 28, 2020

Valley Forum: COVID and nursing homes
By Martin J. Bennett
Special to the Index-Tribune
October 8, 2020

California farmworkers at risk
By Martin J. Bennett
Labor's Edge/CA Labor Federation
September 7, 2020

The Virus and the Vulnerable: Latino Children Suffer Higher Rates of COVID-19
By Elizabeth Aguilera
July 7, 2020

Close To Home: Workers Need Paid Sick Leave
By Martin J. Bennett
The Press Democrat
June 28, 2020

The Coronavirus Message: America Needs Universal Paid Sick Leave
By Martin J. Bennett
Beyond Chron
April 14, 2020

A Just Recovery for Sonoma County Farmworkers?
By Martin J. Bennett
Beyond Chron
March 10, 2020


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