Jim Crow Again?TheFlorida Legislature Increases Worker Vulnerability

“Shielding businesses” from COVID-19 responsibilities dehumanizes all workers and creates more vulnerability. This reflects Florida’s troubled past with slavery, labor and Jim Crow. What these kinds of policies do is shift responsibility from governments and businesses to the individual. The individual absorbs all the risk and consequences, shielding those in power.

The Florida legislature is debating a bill that will shield companies from liability should their…

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Alayne Unterberger

Alayne Unterberger

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@Dralayne is a medical anthropologist, nonprofit executive, adjunct faculty and researcher focusing on work, gender and migration. writes fiction, mental health