News and Updates
Portland Jobs with Justice (JwJ) is a 23-year-old coalition of 100 labor and community organizations and thousands of activists dedicated to building a movement for social justice. Portland JwJ is among the largest members of the national Jobs with Justice network. We are hiring an Executive Director to lead our staff of three. This position reports to our Executive Committee.Please click here for the full announcement.
Congratulations to the Postmaster General, winner of the 2014 Scrooge of the Year award!
Join the rally at Staples Janzen Beach this Sunday, December 14th, at 1pm, to protest the contract bringing mini-post offices to all Staples stores next year. Good union jobs being replaced with low-wage, non-union jobs.
Support Striking Graduate Teaching Fellows (GTF) on the Picket Line Tuesday December 9th/Wednesday December 10th!
Update: After over a year of negotiations and an eight day strike the GTFF has reached a tentative agreement with the University of Oregon. Congratulations to the workers for achieving a better contract!
Please join one or both of the two rush-hour pickets in support of
striking U of O Graduate Teaching Fellows right here in downtown
University of Oregon
70 NW Davis St (the White Stag building)
Tuesday, 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Wednesday, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
WHEN: Friday November 28th, 2014
WHERE: Wal-mart on 82nd: 4200 SE 82nd Ave
Click here to visit our Facebook event
Jobs with Justice, 15Now PDX, Portland Rising and UFCW invite you to join us at the SE 82nd St. Wal-Mart on Black Friday from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. to demand $15 and full-time hours for Wal-Mart workers! There will be a rally with community members’ support as well as Wal-Mart workers ready to strike!!
The Solidarity Salsa Party for Jobs with Justice and Voz is on Saturday, September 27th. Buy your tickets now!
MAKE HISTORY! Join the labor contingent of Portland's People's
Climate March on Sunday, Sept 21st. Hear Tom Chamberlain speak.
We will meet at 2:45 pm just south of the Hawthorne Bridge on the west side of the river in Waterfront Park. We will be right near the circle of plants near the river.
The Portland Rising BBQ was a huge success, with many workers telling their stories and making links between their experiences. Check out some great photos by David Young here.
Metro has been investing millions into land and improvements at the zoo, parks and natural areas around the region. It is time they invest in the 100's of workers who make the zoo and natural spaces some of the best places to be in Oregon!Click here to sign the petition supporting Metro workers' fighting for basic rights at work and a fair days pay!