FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 11, 2021 Contact: Nick Voutsinos, Jobs With Justice,, 717-413-7613 Washington, DC — New survey data collected by Central Florida Jobs With Justice, in partnership with the national Jobs With Justice Education Fund, confirms what labor leaders have known for decades: Non-union training and apprenticeship programs within the construction trades… Read More»

Ballot initiatives restore voting rights to Floridians with past felony convictions, and raise the minimum wage and take power back from special interests in Missouri Washington, D.C.— Jobs With Justice, a national nonprofit organization leading the fight for working peoples’ rights, today applauded the work of activists, supporters and coalitions… Read More»

Flooding from Hurricane Harvey on 8/31/2017

Ahead of a natural disaster like Hurricane Florence, politicians and safety officials tell the public to evacuate early and not wait until conditions get bad. We all know that you can lose your home and your belongings, but politicians never talk about the fact that during a disaster, many people… Read More»

Update (10/4/18): Working people at Disneyland and Disney World resorts won their campaigns and ratified three new union contracts over the course of the summer and fall! At Disney World resort in Florida, employees will see their minimum pay raise to $15 an hour by 2021, and both resort and… Read More»

via Michael Fleshman

This post is third in a series about the Jobs With Justice network and the broader labor movement fight for racial justice. You can find the first two posts here and here. The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012 sparked a conversation about racial justice nationwide.  Central Florida Jobs With Justice’s… Read More»

It’s no secret that the world’s most profitable employers often pay some of the lowest wages. Companies like Walmart and McDonald’s make billions each year, yet their employees rely on taxpayer-funded government assistance just to make ends meet. Now, men and women employed at these companies have taken bold risks… Read More»

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Lake County public transit riders stage march along canceled bus route
Lake County public transit riders stage march along canceled bus route

Effective September 15, Lake County Florida stopped funding a three-mile portion of a local bus route because of “budget concerns.” In response, riders were understandably outraged. Along those three miles were low-income housing units and a store that served as the only grocery store for miles. Central Florida Jobs with… Read More»

Sarita Gupta arrested for protesting for immigration reform

On August 1, our Executive Director Sarita Gupta was arrested in an act of civil disobedience with more than 40 other national leaders in front of the U.S. House of Representatives to send a clear message that Congress must move our nation forward by passing comprehensive immigration reform legislation that… Read More»

How many times have you heard someone say, “If your job is so bad, get a new one!”? That’s not a real solution for tens of millions of workers. Not convinced? A quick glance at monthly unemployment numbers since the Great Recession speaks volumes. Jobs are hard to come by,… Read More»