Tag: immigrant workers

Statement in response to House leaders blocking vote on Dream Act

June 13, 2018

Jobs With Justice strongly condemns House Speaker Paul Ryan and other members of the House leadership for refusing to allow a vote on a clean Dream Act. In September 2017 Donald Trump unilaterally halted protections President Obama put in place in for many Dreamers by ending the Deferred Action for… Read More»

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Milk With Dignity Leader Takes Home 2018 Discount Foundation Legacy Award

May 29, 2018

Immigrant rights have been under vicious attack by the Trump administration. Many undocumented Americans worry every day about their status in this country, deportations and enforcement are on the rise, and countless individuals deal with daily exploitation and injustice at work. Despite the incredible gains made by farmworker unions like… Read More»

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ICE Raids in Buffalo Punish Exploited Employees

October 26, 2016

Last week, federal agents raided four popular Mexican restaurants in Buffalo, NY. In this latest example of how our country’s immigration enforcement strategies run counter to the enforcement of our nation’s labor and employment laws, 25 employees were arrested and at least seven of them are now facing deportation, all… Read More»

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Fired Tito Contractors Employees Continue the Fight

August 23, 2016

Originally posted on: https://iupat.org/news/fired-tito-contractors-workers-continue-fight/ On Friday, August 19, workers who were fired from Tito Contractors for launching an organizing campaign in 2013 rallied at the company’s Washington, DC headquarters demanding that management deliver back wages and return to the bargaining table to negotiate the collective bargaining agreement that their workers… Read More»

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