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JwJ Supports Farmworker Overtime!

by Alma Raya, JwJ Executive Board Member Excluding farmworkers from overtime pay is racist and it should be illegal! Farmworkers have been excluded from minimum wage protections and overtime pay through the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 for too long.  Farmworkers already have… Continue Reading “JwJ Supports Farmworker Overtime!”

2.22.22. JWJ’s 20th Annual Faith-Labor Virtual Breakfast

You are invited to virtually gather with workers, local faith leaders, and the rest of the JWJ community as we gather to hear stories of worker solidarity in the Age of COVID-19 & Climate Catastrophe. Tuesday, February 22 from 7:30 – 9am Attendees will… Continue Reading “2.22.22. JWJ’s 20th Annual Faith-Labor Virtual Breakfast”

What’s the Buzz about The Ministry for the Future? Join us and Find Out!

The Portland Rising committee of Portland Jobs with Justice is excited to announce that it will host a six-session reading group, starting in February 2022, to discuss the recently published novel The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson. We hope you will… Continue Reading “What’s the Buzz about The Ministry for the Future? Join us and Find Out!”

JwJ Mobilizes for Trade Justice to Vaccinate the World!

Recently, JwJ, Oregon Fair Trade Campaign, and the community mobilized to Senator Ron Wyden’s office at the eastside federal complex, with a message: The Portland community is demanding Global Vaccine Access Now!   Lives are on the line and the U.S. government must do… Continue Reading “JwJ Mobilizes for Trade Justice to Vaccinate the World!”

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!”