Thousands of working people braved the cold and rain in Columbus, Ohio to rally at the statehouse.

Together we marched, chanted, and stood up for decent pay, affordable health care, quality schools, vibrant communities, as well as an end to a rigged system and economy.

On Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law new rules bringing greater security and stability for men and women working in the fast-food industry. In recent decades, profitable fast-food giants and retail outlets grant the women and men who make them so successful too few hours… Read More»

Monday marked the largest U.S. May Day protests in recent history. In hundreds of communities around the country, immigrants, students, parents, faith leaders, union members, and Jobs With Justice network activists, united to stand up for a bold vision of an economy that works for everyone. On May 1, 1886, more… Read More»

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Today, the New York Wage Board recommended raising the minimum wage for fast food employees to $15 an hour. The board said this increase should be implemented by 2018 in New York City and by 2021 in the rest of the state. If State Labor Commissioner Mario Musolino accepts its… Read More»

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Two years ago, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made headlines with campaign speeches that told the “tale of two cities” and laid out a progressive agenda to create more balance in our economy. Now, the Alliance for a Greater New York (ALIGN) is challenging him to make good… Read More»

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2013 has been an exciting year for Caring Across Generations – a national campaign Jobs With Justice co-anchors with the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Here are a few highlights from the past year: Mother’s Day at the Capitol Jump-starts Momentum for Senate and House Resolutions On May 6 and 7, … Read More»

Fast food strikers in Atlanta were spontaneously joined by Representative John Lewis
Fast food strikers in Atlanta were spontaneously joined by Representative John Lewis

August 29, 2013 was truly a beautiful and historic day as fast food workers took the ‘march for freedom and jobs’ to fast food corporate employers in some 58 cities demanding respect and freedom from poverty wages. Specifically, the workers are demanding $15 per hour and the right to form… Read More»

The Alliance for a Greater New York (ALIGN) and the New York Care Council released a groundbreaking report last week, with data on New York City’s current and anticipated home care needs.  This report – the result of extensive research and a survey of 1,200 participants – comes at a… Read More»