Tag: Sarita Gupta

The 15th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Awards Celebration Was an Event for the Ages

July 8, 2019

It was a magnificent evening at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. as we gathered for the 15th annual Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Awards Celebration. Jobs With Justice Education Fund gathered to honor and celebrate some of the leaders and visionaries in our movement, alongside alumni, VIPs, and hundreds of… Read More»

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Celebrating Champions for Working People at the 13th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Awards Celebration

June 16, 2017

  On Tuesday night, labor rights leaders, advocates, and allies came together at Jobs With Justice Education Fund’s 13th annual Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Awards Celebration. This event honors outstanding leaders who have upheld Eleanor Roosevelt’s belief that workers’ rights are human rights. Each of the three remarkable recipients, Paul… Read More»

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At White House Summit, Labor Rights Take Center Stage

October 9, 2015

This week marked a historic occasion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as working people, organizers, lawmakers, employers, and yes, the President of the United States himself came together for an historic White House Summit on Worker Voice. The all-day convening highlighted the incredible obstacles working people face when coming together to improve… Read More»

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The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America.

January 30, 2015

Home-care workers – the fastest growing, lowest paid workforce in our country – are central to the future of our economy, and we can no longer afford to ignore their needs. These workers are on the front lines of caring for our country’s rapidly aging population, yet they’re often paid… Read More»

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Victory! Judge Says Walmart Violated Workers’ Rights

December 10, 2014

In a highly anticipated announcement, a federal judge issued its decision against Walmart yesterday for taking illegal action against employees who participated in strikes at two California stores. An administrative law judge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ordered the company to stop making unlawful threats against members of… Read More»

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NLRB Launches Prosecution Against Walmart for Violating Workers’ Rights

November 19, 2013

On November 18, 2013, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency charged with protecting workers’ rights to collective activity, launched a nationwide prosecution against Walmart. The NLRB is pursuing multiple charges against the company, alleging it illegally retaliating against 117 employees in stores across the country. The General… Read More»

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