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Improving Conditions for Delivery Workers Video Transcript

The pandemic generated jobs in healthcare and gave low-wage workers the power to demand labor protections, including higher wages, protection from wage theft and things many take for granted like bathroom breaks. 1199SEIU training and employment funds continues to work with community groups to fill over 1,000 jobs for nursing assistants, and is now working to pay home health aides full-time salaries. The Worker’s Justice Project convinced the City Council to pass laws to stop delivery apps from charging workers fees to receive their pay, require apps to disclose gratuity policies, and force restaurants to make bathrooms available for delivery workers.