Nubia and The United Farm Workers on tour for Justice for Darigold Dairy Workers!

11/17/2015 - 4:51pm

On February 25th Nubia lost her husband, and the father of her children. Recently the UFW shared with all of you the story of the tragic death of Randy Vasquez, who died from drowning in a manure pond at Riverview Dairy, which provides milk to Darigold, located in Mabton, (eastern) WA.Can you imagine how awful it was for Nubia to explain Randy’s death to her children? Neither Darigold, nor the farm owner have reached out to her or the UFW after Randy drowned. Nubia is going on tour to make sure that no other family has to endure the pain of losing their loved one because o

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Free Trade not Fair Trade

Stand Up to the TPP!

11/13/2015 - 10:54am

INFO ABOUT THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP IS OUT.  The news that it has been redacted gives us great pause. BUT WHAT WE ALREADY KNOW (is bad enough):  Over 500 corporations were "advisors" in the five years it took to write this deal;  Our jobs will go to TPP "partners" - countries where fair wages and workers rights are not enforced;  Foreign Corporations will be able sue the U.S.

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Shame on Draper and Kramer!

Shame on Draper and Kramer!

11/10/2015 - 2:33pm

It's been over 2 months since Draper and Kramer decided to fire Union Workers at their properties across Chicago which includes Painters, Boilermakers, Electricians and many more. Draper and Kramer claims on its website that "it's commitment to quality have made it one of the most RESPECTED companies in each market it serves".

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Capitol Hill Briefing about the POWER ACT

Support Worker POWER

11/06/2015 - 11:10am

Today, Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) reintroduced the Protect Immigrant Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation (POWER Act) in Congress. This important legislation would strengthen immigrant workers’ ability to enforce their workplace rights.

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National Day of Action on November 10th

Stand with the Fight for $15 for a Living Wage, Racial and Economic Justice this Tuesday!

11/04/2015 - 1:24pm

On November 10, join thousands of underpaid working people throughout the country as we stand together to demand racial and economic justice for all.We’ll call on rich corporations to pay their fair share and to respect our right to form unions without retaliation.People across the country will be standing up with fast-food workers, child care, home care, airport worker, adjunct professors, students, and all 64 million underpaid workers making less than $15, because it’s TIME for $15. Together, we can work to end racism and oppression & fight for work that is good for families in every

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Join us in Standing in Solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union!

11/04/2015 - 1:17pm

Over the past Couple of months the Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 has been in grueling contract negotiations with Mayor Rham Emmanuel and the Board of Education. CTU has made community demands as part of their contract campaign that include: 

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