Jobs With Justice

Jobs with Justice is a national network of local coalitions that bring together labor unions, faith groups, community organizations, and student activists to fight for working people. It works with 47 coalitions in 24 states across the country. More information can be found at their website www.jwj.org.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Monday, June 30, 2014
Statement on Harris v. Quinn
Following today’s Supreme Court ruling in Harris v. Quinn, Jobs With Justice Executive Director Sarita Gupta issued the following statement: “Today, in an overreaching decision, the Supreme Court limited collective bargaining rights of Illinois care workers and attacked workers’ rights at the very core. This ruling serves the interests of anti-worker extremists at the expense of these invaluable workers who care for our families and our children.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Happy Valentine’s Day: We’re Breaking Up. Student Organizations Break Up with Big Banks
Three major student activist organizations recently passed resolutions to move their money from banks implicated in predatory lending, student loan profiteering, and right-wing political activities.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Community-Labor Groups Urge Super-Committee Members to Create Jobs, Make Wall Street Pay
Beginning this week, community, faith and labor groups around the country will be making in-person visits to ten of the twelve the Super-committee members while they are home on recess. Groups will be delivering a petition signed with thousands of signatures asking the super-committee to address the deficit by addressing the revenue crisis and calling on Wall Street, corporations, and the wealthy to pay their fair share.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Workers Face Unfair Obstacles in Union Elections
Sarita Gupta, Executive Director of Jobs with Justice, testified this morning during the National Labor Rights Board during their two-day hearings, supporting the proposed NLRB rules changes of the procedure for union representation elections. Under the current rules, union elections are often postponed for months, years, and sometimes never happen at all after employers find minor excuses to stall and intimidate workers.
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