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A FAITH WITNESS TO NABISCO WORKERS’ JUST STRUGGLE

I am part of the Faith Labor Committee of Portland Jobs with Justice, and we support the workers at Nabisco who are on strike.  Having worked mandatory overtime and in difficult conditions throughout the pandemic, these union workers are being asked to sacrifice even… Continue Reading “A FAITH WITNESS TO NABISCO WORKERS’ JUST STRUGGLE”

GLOBAL VACCINE ACCESS BEGINS WITH TRADE JUSTICE!

Join Us at The West Coast #TRIPS Waiver Virtual Action Conference! SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2021. SIGN UP FOR THE EVENT HERE! Current vaccine production will cover just 25% of the world’s population. While the world’s wealthiest nations are being vaccinated at increasing rates, developing… Continue Reading “GLOBAL VACCINE ACCESS BEGINS WITH TRADE JUSTICE!”

JWJ TAKES ACTION WITH WORKERS AT AMAZON-OWNED WHOLE FOODS

Currently, Oregon is experiencing the highest rate of COVID-19 case increases in the nation. As the majority of counties in Oregon enter “High” or “Extreme” Risk for COVID-19, it is more important than ever that frontline workers have safe workplaces. Worker health is public… Continue Reading “JWJ TAKES ACTION WITH WORKERS AT AMAZON-OWNED WHOLE FOODS”

Portland Jwj stands with providence Nurses

Letter to Providence: January 29, 2021 Dear Jennifer Burrows, Oregon Regional Chief Nursing Officer, Providence Health & Services in Oregon: We are members of the Portland Area Workers’ Rights Board.  We represent a broad spectrum of political, faith, academic, legal, and community leaders, all… Continue Reading “Portland Jwj stands with providence Nurses”

Why We Support House Bill 2205

Just Enforcement Will Empower Workers to Enforce Their Rights by Sarah Kowaleski, JwJ Coalition Organizer  All workers should be able to entrust that their rights will be protected and that the state will enforce laws meant to protect them. Throughout the pandemic, state agencies… Continue Reading “Why We Support House Bill 2205”

PROP 22: WHAT’S AT STAKE FOR LABOR?

By Sarah Kowaleski A Narrow Proposition This November in California, multi-billionaire Gig corporations such as Uber, Lyft, Postmates, DoorDash and Instacart spent more than $200 million to back a deceptive California state proposition known as Prop 22. This was a corporate backlash to a… Continue Reading “PROP 22: WHAT’S AT STAKE FOR LABOR?”