The Rapidian

Workers

Immigrants' rights are workers' rights

by (Russell Olmsted)

Submitted 10-26-2017 under OPINION

Citizens packed the Grand Rapids City Commission meeting Tuesday night, October 24, 2017, to speak on two prominent issues affecting our city: The Rapid’s ongoing labor dispute with the ATU (Amalgamated Transit Union), and the need for the...

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Curator Spotlight: Forms of Production, Courtney Jones

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 03-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

Ever since high school, I’ve known Courtney Jones to be a Jack (or rather, Jill) of all trades. She has always found enduring ways to perpetuate the use of a functional body, whether in work, school or recreation. Over the years, she has held...

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Benefit for Factory Workers

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 12-20-2009 under NEWS

    A year ago this December, workers at the Republic Windows and Doors Factory in Chicago, Illinois were informed by management that the factory would be closing in three days and they would receive no severance or vacation pay....

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