Tag: Kentucky

One Week, Three Major Victories for Working People in the South

March 24, 2016

In a groundbreaking week for the labor movement in the southern United States, working people are proving that anything is possible when you stand together to change the rules and fight for better workplaces. Huntsville, Alabama, Call Center Workers Join CWA In Huntsville, Alabama, the 750 men and women who… Read More»

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Victory! Louisville Council Votes Unanimously to “Ban the Box”

March 19, 2014

On March 13, 2014, the Louisville Metro Council voted 26–0 to pass the “Ban the Box” ordinance in Louisville. The unanimous vote is the culmination of two years of hard, persistent work by many community members, groups, organizations, elected officials and Kentucky Jobs with Justice. Read my email interview with… Read More»

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This box ruins your chance of getting a job

March 14, 2014

Last week, by a vote of 26-0, the Louisville Metro Council unanimously approved a measure to “ban the box” from job applications for positions with the city. Thanks to the measure, people applying for jobs with the city or its vendors will no longer be required to fill out an application asking if… Read More»

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