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Thanks to your support, JWJ’s Annual Dinner is SOLD OUT!

In case you missed it, tickets for the dinner are officially SOLD OUT at capacity! Thank you! We’re overwhelmed by your support! If you wish to be added to the waitlist for tickets, please send a message to Amanda@jwjpdx.org! We will let you know… Continue Reading “Thanks to your support, JWJ’s Annual Dinner is SOLD OUT!”

Join JWJ’s Annual Dinner to Celebrate Our 30th Year!

Portland Jobs with Justice Annual Dinner is back. We are thrilled to announce the return of this event along with our keynote speakers, Amazon Labor Union President Chris Smalls and Chair of Organizing Derrick Palmer! RSVP by Thursday, September 22nd. Seating is limited to… Continue Reading “Join JWJ’s Annual Dinner to Celebrate Our 30th Year!”

Calling for Good jobs, great service at the Post Office, a hub for community life!

On Tuesday, July 26th, on the Postal Service’s 247th birthday, JWJ called for investments in career Postal jobs, as good jobs = great service. Postal workers, and community, united, also called to fulfill the vision of postal unions: that the Postal Service be a… Continue Reading “Calling for Good jobs, great service at the Post Office, a hub for community life!”

Workers win stronger protections from heat and smoke just in time for summer!

Hot weather is here, and here is what you need to know! New rules in Oregon are now in effect to protect workers, including the right to more breaks, water, and shade! Know your rights! Go here for information:https://osha.oregon.gov/workers/Pages/Worker-rights-and-responsibilities.aspx After a year and a… Continue Reading “Workers win stronger protections from heat and smoke just in time for summer!”

JWJ’s Faith Labor Committee is Recruiting Leaders!

Are you a person of faith and fired up over workers struggle and social justice? Are you interested in working in fellowship with volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to uplift working people? Are you interested in expanding out the good works and… Continue Reading “JWJ’s Faith Labor Committee is Recruiting Leaders!”

Faith leaders stand with Starbucks workers on their road to union victories!

The workers, united, will never be defeated! The unstoppable Starbucks Workers United, SBWUPDX, won again, Tuesday 6/7 at the embattled Jantzen Beach (JB) store in a 10-5 sweep! JB has been the site of fierce struggle between union activists and company managers. One JB… Continue Reading “Faith leaders stand with Starbucks workers on their road to union victories!”