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Our anti-racism solidarity pledge put into action

On August 14, 2017, Jobs with Justice facilitated a gathering at Bell Street Chapel of multiple organizations and groups from across Rhode Island in response to the tragedy in Charlottesville. We joined together as a community and pledged to stand with each other in solidarity in opposition to fascism, white supremacy, and other forms of… Continue reading Our anti-racism solidarity pledge put into action

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Nissan Union Loss Underscores Labor’s Big Dilemma

JUSTIN MILLER AUGUST 8, 2017 The United Auto Workers’ failed union drive at a Mississippi car plant points to core challenges for a labor movement working within a rigged system.  PinItShare45InstapaperEmail (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) Nissan employee Morris Mock, left, consoles colleague Antonio Hoover as he expresses his disappointment at losing their bid to form… Continue reading Nissan Union Loss Underscores Labor’s Big Dilemma

Protecting Our Paychecks

This is from a process that was started 3 years ago with ROC United. Following interviews with dozens of servers the issue of having to cover skipped checks kept popping up. Working with the Center for Justice, and RIAFLCIO we protecting our pay checks from unauthorized and immoral deductions. It's about time. http://www.providencejournal.com/news/20170613/ri-legislation-would-protect-workers-pay-from-certain-deductions-for-business-losses

Terrible News!

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North Carolina Slave Conspiracies of 1802 ( North Carolina New Afrikans Wanted a Black Nation )

State of North Carolina Bertie County The examination of Sundry Negro Slaves touching a conspiracy supposed to exist among the slave to rebel taken at Windsor before Justice assigned to keep them from the County of Bertie above named taken at Windsor this ninth day of June one hour and eighteen hundred and two. That […]… Continue reading North Carolina Slave Conspiracies of 1802 ( North Carolina New Afrikans Wanted a Black Nation )