Five on Friday: Protection for Immigrant Workers Who Report Violations
We made it to Friday again! Before you dive into your weekend, we invite you to read a few news articles from this week that you may have missed, offered up by MCN staff.
Kaethe found an article on this important ongoing topic. Close to 1,000 Migrant Children Separated by Trump Yet to Be Reunited with Parents
Claire forwarded an Atlantic interview with a community advocate. “’Oh, we don’t do pop-ups anymore. We don’t do community-outreach clinics anymore, because the grant money’s gone. The staff we hired during the pandemic, they use the pandemic funding—they’re gone.’ But people are here; they want the booster. And my clinical partners say, ‘Send them down to a pharmacy.’ Nobody wants to go to a pharmacy.” We’re Bungling the COVID Wind-Down
Are you microstressed out? Myrellis shared this explainer article from Harvard Business Review. The Hidden Toll of Microstress
Kaethe also shared an article on how the recent Half Moon Bay shooting shined a light on substandard farmworker housing. How County Failed Farmworkers
Weekly Win: Del forwarded on this article from Immigration Impact on a promising new Department of Homeland Security policy which says that “immigrant workers who are either the victim of, or a witness to, any violation of labor rights can receive ‘deferred action,’ temporary permission to remain in the United States legally. Deferred action also comes along with eligibility to apply for work authorization.” Immigrant Workers Who Report Labor Violations Will Be Protected Under This New Policy