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JWJJames Weldon Johnson College Preparatory Middle School (Jacksonville, FL)
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The Jobs with Justice campaign and the Economic Policy Institute, both launched in 1986, evidence the success of the labour-led effort of the 1970s and 1980s to reconnect with liberal activists.
Jobs With Justice is dedicated to economic justice through a network of community, religious, student and labor coalitions in more than 40 cities.
Margaret Browning of Jobs with Justice, one of the sponsors of the 1996 initiative that raised the minimum wage, says a tip credit is unacceptable.
Many labor unions and related groups have signed on as members of Health Care for All Oregon, or HCAO: the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees locals; the American Federation of Teachers - Oregon; the Lane County Central Labor Council for AFL-CIO; the Oregon Education Association; the Oregon Nurses Association; Service Employees International Union; and of course the Eugene/Springfield Solidarity Network, your local chapter of Jobs with Justice. In appreciation for labor unions' support, HCAO is marching again this year to support health care for all workers.
Other sponsors included Massachusetts Jobs with Justice, Neighbor to Neighbor, the YWCA Racial and Social Justice Task Force and Service Employees International Union, Local 509.
"The board's decision confirms what Walmart workers have long known: the company is illegally trying to silence (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/search/result.htm?oe=UTF-8&cx=009600113782670949425%3Ahccycyvwf4i&cof=FORID%3A9&ie=UTF-8&q=employees) employees who speak out for better jobs," said Sarita Gupta, executive director of Jobs with Justice.
While the City Council debated, a coalition formed, led by Jobs With Justice, a national workers' rights organization.
A number of big unions endorsed single-payer legislation, and through grassroots coalitions like Jobs With Justice, they demonstrated for fundamental change.
If there is an ongoing Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice or Jobs with Justice group, call and express your interest in getting more involved.
She leads Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice and is involved in, to name a few, Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, Save our Illinois Land and The Long Red Line, the Elgin version of the One Billion Rising movement fighting violence against women.
Friday at 221 Allen Hall on the University of Oregon campus; forum will include speakers from Jobs with Justice, the UO faculty union United Academics and American Federation of Teachers; a panel discussion will follow; related events include GTFF rally at Johnson Hall at noon and GTFF bargaining at Lillis 112 at 3 p.m.
Lily Huang, an organizer for Massachusetts Jobs with Justice, also said Walmart employees deserve better.