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Melissa Benjamin is a mom of two from Denver who has worked as a home-care provider for more than 16 years. Melissa has wanted to be a caretaker since she was young, as she watched her mother help rehabilitate her severely injured brother. “You know that feeling when you get… Read More»

For years, Denver SuperShuttle drivers have been fighting for dignity and respect and an end to corporate abuse. Now, with the support of the Denver metro area community, they are getting closer to victory. Despite the airport van service’s growth and profits, SuperShuttle drivers face harsh working conditions and unjust… Read More»

Colorado Caring Across Generations – co-anchored by Colorado Jobs With Justice, 9to5 Colorado and El Centro Humanitario – has released a report documenting the growing and urgent need for affordable, quality in-home health care in the state. The report cites the explosive growth of seniors in Colorado – between 2010… Read More»

Erin Bennett, Colorado Jobs with Justice co-chair and director of Colorado 9to5

Across the country, cities and states are organizing paid leave campaigns as part of a broader initiative to improve job quality and protect the growing number of workers who face losing their job when they need to take time off to care for a family member. In Colorado in particular,… Read More»

Sarita Gupta speaks at a briefing about the need for resources for states to find innovative solutions to the long-term care crisis.

The number of Americans needing long-term care in the United States is expected to more than double from 12 million today to 27 million by 2050. Someone turns 65 every eight seconds, and more than 70 percent of seniors will need care at some point in their lives for an… Read More»

On strike for poverty wages
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On Thursday, in 100 different cities around the country, fast-food workers across the country are walking off the job to speak out against unsustainable, poverty-level wages paid to workers in the restaurant industry. These men and women work for our nation’s most profitable food chains and still aren’t able to… 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»