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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»

Last week, Starbucks continued their trend of retaliation by announcing they would be closing the remaining two of three stores in Ithaca, NY. The announcement comes just one year after all three stores in Ithaca voted to unionize – marking Ithaca the first city in the country with all-unionized stores.… Read More»

Washington, D.C. – Jobs With Justice released the following statement Tuesday in response to the reintroduction of the Richard L. Trumka Protect The Right To Organize (PRO) Act in both houses of Congress. Those spearheading the legislation on Capitol Hill include Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate HELP committee… Read More»

The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act seeks to strengthen the rights of workers to organize, bargain collectively, and engage in other concerted activities to improve their wages, benefits, and working conditions. The legislation was first introduced in Congress in May 2019 by Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Senator… Read More»

Change can be exhilarating and inspiring, while simultaneously anxiety-inducing. As a movement, we know how to navigate current systems – whether it be policy or labor institutions – but singular paths can create unimaginative and exclusionary practices. Is it time for a new movement playbook, or just a more nimble… Read More»

On September 9, 2022, years of organizing and hard work culminated in a resounding victory that shook the sports world when Major League Baseball (MLB) recognized the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) as the formal union representative of minor league baseball players. For over a century the minor leagues… Read More»

On November 15th, Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) educators approved a landmark new contract. They won the hard-fought victory after going on strike and shutting down the third-largest school district in the United States. Four weeks earlier, teachers with the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and school support staff with SEIU 73… Read More»

Pictured from L to R: Secretary-Treasurer Jessie Case,  AFT-WV President Christine Campbell, National Domestic Workers Alliance Lead Organizer Jacklyn Izsraael, Union Communication Services at the Cornell Worker Institute Director Dania Rajendra, IUPAT National Strategic Organizer Rosa Lozano When a conference keynote speaker says “Our mission is to be the most radical city on the… Read More»