Today the Supreme Court decided that non-union workers can no longer act in their collective self interest but must make claims individually and arbitrate wages, conditions, and hours disputes alone, is a deep and devastating blow to the labor movement. Stripping workers of the right to band together to enforce rules regarding their well being… Continue reading The Supreme Court Is Not Where Workers Get Our Power!
KALENA THOMHAVE AMERICAN PROSPECT. MAY 11, 201 The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) ads in the District of Columbia were hard to miss. Posters begging passersby to help “STOP SNAP FRAUD!” replaced the usually more innocuous ads in Washington’s Metro system. While many of the ads were in underground subway stations, buses were also wrapped… Continue reading STOP TALKING ABOUT SNAP FRAUD
Arise, then, women of this day! Arise all women who have hearts, whether our baptism be that of water or of tears!… We women of one country will be too tender of those of another country to allow our sons to be trained to injure theirs. From the bosom of the devastated earth a voice… Continue reading On Mother’s Day, We Remember its Call To End Militarism
Facebook Event Page WHEN: MAY 11, 10:00 AM WHERE: 101 CONCORD ST PAWTUCKET RI WHY: The drivers, and dockworkers wake up everyday and put in the honest hours working for DHLNH (a sub contractor for DHL). What they take home in their wallets should reflect the work they do. A real wages and benefits that can support a family… Continue reading Solidarity Rally For Striking DHLNH Workers
More than a year and a half ago, a factory in Indonesia closed without any prior notice or negotiations with the union. Two hundred workers were left without jobs, and have never received their final month's pay. The company is called Umas Jaya Agrotama and it's a wholly-owned subsidary of a huge corporation known as… Continue reading Workers Standing Up All Over The World.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 7, 2017 Contact:Ehmonie Hainey, ehmonie (at) jwj.org, 202-393-1044 x106 In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans, Jobs With Justice Executive Director Sarita Gupta issued the following statement: The Trump administration continues to demonstrate that it will do anything to strip dignity and basic protections… Continue reading Statement in Response to President Trump’s decision to End Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans
A Labor Department proposal to kill an Obama-era rule preventing employers from pooling workers' tips is now under White House review. The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) received the proposed rule from the Labor Department on Tuesday according to the list of regulations under review. In the semi-annual Unified Regulatory Agenda… Continue reading New Rule Will Allow Bosses To Take Servers Tips!
RHODYCARE: CHARTING THE COURSE FOR CARE Everyone deserves the freedom to live full and healthy lives and sustain their families. Taking care of a child, a loved one with a disability, or an aging parent should be a source of joy. Yet, high costs of living and stagnating wages challenge Rhode Islanders’ ability to make… Continue reading Rhode Island Needs RhodyCare
Amilcar Cabral said: “We tell no lies and claim no easy victories. Are we going to ignore labor’s past or only claim the good? No, we have so much to be proud of, but we also have a legacy of pain and exclusion. We claim Ben Fletcher, a fierce Black IWW dock worker… Continue reading Labor’s Day 2017 Labor Day March Against Racism