LABOR IN THE PULPITS Flyer Labor in the Pulpits /on the Bimah/ in the Minbar/in the Meeting Space Does your faith community want to… Celebrate low-wage workers in your community? Learn about the issues that impact workers most? Encourage conversation around practical solutions for workplace problems? Mass IWJ will work with your community to put … Continue reading Learn more about our signature program, Labor in the Pulpits!
NOVEMBER 27, 2017 From The Boston Globe: by Katie Johnston KATHERINE TAYLOR FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Jena Benson, 20, a Dunkin’ Donuts worker, says a boss and co-worker harassed her. One woman’s supervisor told her he’d give her credit for working a shift at a Charlestown bread company if she went home with him instead. … Continue reading For low-wage workers, many obstacles to reporting sexual harassment
From the Communication Workers of America: On Feb. 21, Santander workers, customers and community members to call on company to end deceptive banking and respect workers’ union rights In South America and Europe, thousands of Santander workers in eight countries plan protests to support US workers & customers NATIONWIDE— As bank workers in the Committee … Continue reading Santander Workers and Customers Unite Worldwide for Better Jobs, Trustworthy Banking
From Daily Emerald: by Andrew Field University of Oregon police stopped students from handing out free pizza to dining hall workers on Wednesday. The students were protesting the administration’s recent decision to stop giving workers free shift meals, beginning with the 2016-17 school year. Around 2 p.m., the UO Student Labor Action Project set a booth outside … Continue reading University of Oregon Police Dept. Stops Student Labor Activists Handing Free Pizza to Dining Hall Employees
From Jacobin: 1. A job guarantee means fewer poor Americans. 2. The robots haven’t taken over yet. We still need workers. 3. A FJG could build an inclusive economy. 4. Federal jobs could provide socially useful goods and services. 5. It’ll stabilize the economy. Read all the details at Jacobin.