Clifford Jacobs Locked Out Workers

Clifford-Jacobs Locked out Workers Need Your Support!

12/10/2015 - 10:57am

Since September workers at Clifford-Jacobs have been locked out. During this time Central Illinois Jobs with Justice has been organizing Picket support and fundraising for locked-out workers. We encourage you to join Central Illinois JWJ for The Lockout Rock out. The lock out is in its second month, and the recent introduction of a mediator means they need our support this holiday season... Let's rock!The Rock out will begin with dinner provided by Anderson's Catering, 5-7 pm, while Andy Mo' provides sweet acoustic tunes to enjoy while we eat. Special guests Santa and Mrs.

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Nabisco Cookie workers in Chicago Deserve better!

12/04/2015 - 12:16pm

On July 27th, Mondelez International brand, also known as Nabisco notified members of The Bakery, Confectionery, Tabacco Workers, and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) Local 300 in the South Side Chicago Plant that there would be a reduction in production in their workplace due to Mondelez planning to move work to Salinas, Mexico.

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#SaveDairyWorkersLives

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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