Tens of thousands of workers, most of them part-timers earning low wages are forced to work under on-call scheduling. This system exposes them to last minute grappling with and balancing scheduled hours, on-call hours and the unpredictability of variations in income.
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There are 1.4 million New Yorkers dealing with food insecurity. They do not have access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. Read article here.
Tis’ the season. In the US Influenza and Novovirus are on the rise. The Flu is respiratory and Novo is intestinal. Both result in headache, body ache, vomiting, diarrhea or all. Currently, there is a new strain of Novo out there. It can last two weeks outside the body and can be deadly. Wash your hands often and very well!