Solidarity Forever!

Chicago Jobs with Justice stands in Solidarity with Barney Workers right to Organize!

09/28/2015 - 9:43am

On Friday, September 25th, 2015 Chicago Jobs with Justice Solidarity committee members joined Workers United at an informational picket at Barneys New York. Last Week workers of Barneys New York in downtown Chicago announced their efforts to organize Barney in Chicago.

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Join Chicago Jobs with Justice in Celebrating 22 years of Fighting for Workers across Chicago!

09/25/2015 - 12:19pm

Chicago Jobs with Justice was founded over 22 years ago to create a collective space for Labor, Community, Faith and Students to come together to fight for Social Justice, Economic Justice, Immigrant Rights, Housing Justice, Education Justice, Racial Justice, and Workers’ Rights across Chicago. Over the past 22 years Chicago Jobs with Justice has helped support and fight for labor protections for both Union and Non-Union workers in the City of Chicago.

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Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Youth hold a Press Conference at Thompson Center to raise Awareness on Homelessness in Chicago

09/24/2015 - 10:14am

On Wednesday, Sept 23rd, 2015 our sisters and brothers of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless held a press conference in front of the Thompson center to raise awareness and to speak out against Homelessness. In August of last year the Chicago Coalition for the homeless did a study that cited that over 138,575 Chicagoans were homeless in the course of the 2013-2014 school year.

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Fox32 Fair Contract Picket!

NABET-CWA Local 41 demands Fair Wages for Fox 32 Employees!

09/22/2015 - 11:11am

NABET-CWA local 41 members at Fox32 face one of the world's Richest Men, Rupert Murdoch! Rubert Murdochs billions of dollars in profits are not enough, so he decided to hold his own employeed wages stagnant in order to feed his greed. NABET-CWA Local 41 has been members have been working since 2011 without a new contract. Workers at Fox32 have not had a raise in over 5 years!

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Solid(Hil)arity Forever!

09/22/2015 - 10:18am

On Sept. 11, Chicago Jobs with Justice hosted a comedy show founded and started by Kristin Ryan to help raise funds and bring a much needed comedic relief to our organizing work. We had over 20 people attend our event and we had comedic stories from Sofia Zaman, Elce Redmond, Jo-Ellen Schladamen, Kristin Ryan and our very own Susan Hurley. Chicago Jobs with Justice raised over 800 dollars and we are excited to have been able to provide a space not only to be in solidarity with one another but to laugh at moments which were not always so funny at the time.

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#WeAreDyett #SomosDyett

Why the #FightforDyett is important to Public Education

09/09/2015 - 1:19pm

Today marks 24 days since the Chicago #Dyett12 began their Hunger Strike for a world class Sustainable Community School in the Bronzeville Neighborhood.

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