Author: Jobs With Justice

The construction industry is booming, but sadly the quality of those jobs has eroded. Just 12.8 percent of workers building America’s buildings, homes, and highways are members of unions.  Those with union representation average $26.56 per hour, 49 percent higher than those without it. For those without union protections, abuses… Read More»

A new report from the Jobs With Justice Education Fund and the AFL-CIO’s Working For America Institute examines how organizations in Buffalo are taking advantage of the employment opportunities in manufacturing to diversify the workforce. Through a series of focus groups and one-on-one interviews conducted in August and September 2018, 23… Read More»

Harvard Law School’s Labor and Worklife Program in partnership with Jobs With Justice invites applications for appointment as a Future of Labor Law Research Fellow. Future of Labor Law Research Fellows are law students or recent law graduates with a commitment to expanding access to collective bargaining for working people and to reforming labor… Read More»

On behalf of the Boards of Directors of Jobs With Justice and Jobs With Justice Education Fund, we’re excited to announce the decision to expand the leadership of the organization by selecting Erica Smiley to serve as a co-director along with Sarita Gupta. Income inequality, the extreme concentration of wealth… Read More»

No one should have to live in fear that when they go to work they may never come home, but ICE is ripping people out of their workplaces and homes and away from their communities and children, leaving hundreds more children separated from their families. Share this infographic now!

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»

On Tuesday, June 6, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Border Patrol raided two Corso’s Flower & Garden Center locations in Ohio. Despite DHS officials reporting that the raid was conducted to investigate the employer, agents detained more than 100 employees in a militarized operation, and Corso’s… Read More»

A new report, released by Jobs With Justice Education Fund and the Corporate Research Project of Good Jobs First, identifies the large corporations that have been most involved in wage and hour collective action lawsuits. Grand Theft Paycheck: The Large Corporations Shortchanging Their Workers’ Wages finds wage theft is pervasive… Read More»