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.
James Cersonsky is a labor and education reporter and an editor at StudentNation. He directs an action research program connecting students with neighborhood history. Find him on Twitter @cersonsky.