Quick Hits August 8 - 14
A sampling of what Jobs with Justice coalitions are working on this week.
JwJ coalitions across the country continued to engage in the health care debate. Central Indiana Jobs with Justice is forming a local grassroots group of activists to respond to the attacks on health insurance reform. Stay tuned next week for a more detailed account of the work they are doing.
Members of the Tompkins County Workers' Center/JwJ in Ithaca, NY urged members of the state's Industrial Development Agency to include a requirement that a local hotel receiving tax abatements must pay a living wage.
Former Hannaford workers were joined by members of Food AND Medicine/JwJ in Maine to expose Hannaford's anti-union campaign and press for passage of the Employee Free Choice Act. More details to come on this story next week.