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Jobs With Justice Celebrates Workers’ Rights Champions

November 24, 2014

On November 20, for the 10th consecutive year, more than 400 labor leaders, advocates, policymakers and allies from the labor, progressive, social justice and student movements joined Jobs With Justice for our annual Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Awards Celebration. Book-ended by major victories for working people, this celebration was definitely… Read More»

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Victory! Vermont Child-Care Providers Gain Collective Bargaining Rights

June 6, 2014

Yesterday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed into law a bill that guarantees early childhood educators the right to organize and collectively bargain with the state. The bill signing marks a major milestone in a four-year effort to raise working standards and bring a true voice to early childhood care and… Read More»

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Saving Time, Money and Jobs: Public Employees Improve Government Through Labor-Management Collaboration

January 22, 2014

Public employees and their unions are frequent scapegoats when elected officials seek to score political points or contract out government services. But despite what you may have read, there are many examples of productive labor-management relations in the public sector. A new report released by the Jobs With Justice Education… Read More»

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