Turning the city's resolution into policies that protect health and safety is one fight that lies ahead. Another is forging a wall of resistance from San Diego to Vancouver, BC.
In treating workers as replaceable units of labor, the temp industry can overlook workers' most basic human needs.
Michael Hudson is a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. He is the author of The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America —and Spawned a Global Crisis.