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April 8, 2021 – Michael Wilson at United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 says prohibiting worker misclassification and union busting actually fits in nicely with the purpose of the new industry.
“This is an industry that was specifically designed to combat some of the problems and failures that were caused by the War on Drugs,” explains Wilson. “And specifically the impact on certain communities, especially Black communities and brown communities.”
The issue of what kind of worker protections exist for the newly-created marijuana industry is likely to be one of the key debates in the next General Assembly session in 2022.