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On Friday, August 19, Tennessee workers won their union in a resounding watershed victory. After two heartbreaking union elections at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant in 2014 and 2019, the votes have been tallied for a third, worker-led campaign to unionize the Volkswagen plant with the United Auto Workers. Workers overwhelmingly… Read More»

Jobs With Justice is thrilled that President Biden has appointed former SEIU General Counsel and Jobs With Justice board member Nicole Berner to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, one step below the Supreme Court.  President Biden nominated Judge Berner last year, and the Senate confirmed her… Read More»

Jobs With Justice lost another giant this week. On March 15, 2024, long-time network leader Carl Lipscombe passed away in Brooklyn, New York. Carl first came to the JWJ network from Brooklyn College via the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP). He joined the national Jobs With Justice staff in 2003… Read More»

Recent Supreme Court justices’ rulings – from affirmative action to reproductive rights – are part of a long, far-right checklist meant to destroy democracy. And it’s not just politicians at the helm of this strategy.  During the State of the Union last week, President Biden asked the Supreme Court justices… Read More»

Background:  Attacks on joint-employer standards are attacks on low-wage workers and their ability to organize. Wealthy CEOs, their lobbyists, and politicians on the right have attacked joint-employer standards for decades. During the 1980s, a conservative National Labor Relations Board whittled the definition of joint-employer status to benefit corporations and dissolve… Read More»

Summary: Not satisfied with amplifying election disinformation, monopolizing the online shopping industry, and widespread union-busting, billionaires are uniting to destroy the National Labor Relations Board. Jeff Bezos has joined Trader Joe’s CEO Bryan Palbaum and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in attacking a New Deal-era institution meant to protect workers and… Read More»

Your support this holiday season is needed now more than ever so that we can build on the momentum of worker power into 2024 and beyond!