Immigrant care workers support millions of our country’s seniors and people with disabilities.  Consumers uniquely understand that a roadmap to citizenship for the careworkers they rely on. To that end, the Caring Across Generations campaign organized a powerful army of consumers on Capitol Hill to advocate for the importance of… Read More»

Consumer voices supporting a road map to citizenship.

CONTACT: Ori Korin, 202-822-2127×126 Washington, D.C. – Following the highly anticipated release of the Senate bipartisan proposal to reform our nation’s broken immigration system, Sarita Gupta, executive director of Jobs with Justice and American Rights at Work and co-director of the Caring Across Generations campaign, issued the following statement:… Read More»

We know that now is the time to make sure that immigration reform works for workers, not just corporations. Immigration reform can raise standards for all workers if policymakers make sure that first-class citizenship is accessible for all, making worker organizing stronger now and in the future! We will be… Read More»

On April 9 in Los Angeles, workers along the Walmart supply chain joined forces to launch the Walmart Supply Chain Organizing Committee. The public briefing announced worker-centered solutions for deteriorating conditions along Walmart’s supply chain. After all, they are the ones who have to deal with low standards on a… Read More»

Last week Jobs with Justice leaders pounded the pavement on Capitol Hill trying to make sure immigration reform will work for workers, not just corporations.  Now, as Members of Congress are home for Easter recess, Jobs with Justice local coalitions are setting up appointments and hosting a town hall meeting… Read More»

We have an urgent opportunity for you to help student workers and our friends at the National Guestworker Alliance push McDonald’s to take responsibility for exploiting its workers. Earlier this month, student guestworkers brought in on visas to work at McDonald’s in Pennsylvania went on strike to blow the whistle… Read More»

As workers and unions attempt to organize in the U.S. economy, we are confronted with a broken immigration system as well as corporate driven U.S. labor laws. When these two systems meet at the worksite, it’s no wonder that it has become extremely difficult for workers to organize for their… Read More»

As we enter the “age wave” with someone turning 65 every 8 seconds in this country, women immigrant in-home care workers are increasingly filling a critical gap for labor in the home care industry. Yet many of these women are vulnerable to low wages and abuses because they are part… Read More»

As the latest push for immigration reform begins in earnest, the real faces of this issue are going to make themselves heard. It’s precisely why we helped plan a major convening of immigrant workers in Washington, DC, this week with our friends at United Workers Congress. Sarita Gupta, our Executive… Read More»