Tag: organizing

Under the Hood of Nissan’s Campaign to Stop Thousands in Mississippi from Earning a Fair Return on their Work

August 7, 2017

It’s devastating news that working people at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi plant lost their fight to come together in union with United Automobile Workers (UAW). The automaker’s extreme actions robbed its employees of a free and fair vote, and it’s not possible to accept the results at face value. Last month, Nissan’s… Read More»

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Thousands Protest in Solidarity with Graduate Teachers at Yale’s Commencement

May 26, 2017

“One. Two. Three. Four. We will not wait anymore! Five. Six. Seven. Eight. Yale should negotiate!” On Monday, thousands of working people, advocates, and community members– including allies from the Jobs With Justice network—echoed this chant at Yale’s commencement. The crowd marched down the streets of New Haven in solidarity… Read More»

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Intersectional Organizing Key to Winning Reproductive and Economic Justice

April 5, 2017

A doctor decided that Loretta Ross shouldn’t have any more children. He sterilized her without her permission when she was 23. A woman working at Burger King wanted to see a doctor because she was bleeding profusely. Her manager pressured her to stay at work or risk losing her job.… Read More»

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Labor Keeps Up the Fight in the Public Sector

June 26, 2015

It’s no secret that teachers, firefighters and other civil servants are under attack from extremist politicians and the billionaires bankrolling them. And as Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker moves to run for president in 2016, more hardworking women and men are reckoning with the possibility of a national anti-worker agenda. Walker’s… Read More»

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Putting Families First: A Blueprint For a New Economy

April 29, 2015

Today, Jobs With Justice joined the Center for Community Change, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Working Families Organization and the Center for Popular Democracy to launch Putting Families First: Good Jobs for All, a major campaign to secure quality, family-supporting jobs to everyone. At an event featuring… Read More»

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The Facts on the New NLRB Union Election Rule

December 12, 2014

On December 12, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced its adoption of a final rule to modernize and streamline the process for resolving union representation disputes. The long overdue rule, taking effect on April 14, 2015, will reduce a number of obstacles working people face when trying to form… Read More»

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