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2015 Portland Jobs with Justice Annual Dinner

Dinner with Sponsors

 

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At this point the Annual Dinner is sold out. It is possible that more tickets will become available. Please call or email us to be placed on the waiting list.

Sponsored by: AFSCME Council 75, AFT PSU, PSU-AAUP

Individual Sponsors: Margaret Butler & Rich Peppers, Leela Coleman, Maureen Rowe Crawford, State Senator Michael Denbrow, Jackie Ellenz & Steve Snyder,  Representative Lew Frederick, Chris Frost, Bob Gross, Laurie King, Elizabeth Milliken, Sydney Montanaro, Alice Muccio, State Representative Rob Nosse, Huy Ong & Andrea Valderrama, Diana Pei-Wu, Peter Parks & May Wallace, Jamie Partridge, Senator Diane Rosenbaum, Scarlett Saavreda, Ted Scheinman, Rob Sisk, Jay Thiemeyer, Laura Williams.

Greg Margolis, ¡presente! Long Live Greg Margolis!

Greg

It is with great sadness that Portland Jobs with Justice announces the passing of our long time compañero, Greg Margolis. We send love and blessings to Greg’s spirit as he moves on, and to his family, friends, and all the people whose lives he has touched.

Retail Workers' Bill of Rights Event

Portland Rising invites you to a panel on:

San Francisco's
Retail Workers' Bill of Rights Victory

Expanding what is possible to transform
our low wage economy.

SF Retail workers bill of rights

Wednesday, March 25th

5:30pm snacks and socializing
Program: 6pm - 8pm

SEIU Local 49 Union Hall
3536 SE 26th Ave
Portland 97202

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Job Announcement - Portland Jobs with Justice Executive Director

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.

Scrooge of the Year!

Postmaster Scrooge!

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.

Scrooge indeed.

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!

 

GTFF Strike

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 Portland:

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

Walmart Black Friday Rally

Walmart protest

WHEN: Friday November 28th, 2014

TIME: 10:00am

WHERE:  Wal-mart on 82nd: 4200 SE 82nd Ave


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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!!

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