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.
Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, founder of 350.org, and a TomDispatch regular. His most recent book, just out in paperback, is "Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet."