Faith-Labor Breakfast Jan. 23

Increasing Our Compassion Footprint: A Muslim perspective on economic and worker justice Keynote Speaker:  Dalia Mogahed January 23, 2014  8 to 10 am. Hosted by the South Central Federation of Labor  at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 South Park Street List of Sponsors    CONTACT:  organizer@workerjustice.org. LINKS:        …

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The fight is not over: Save the voice of 5,000 workers

The fight against Act 10 is not over. UW Hospital and Clinic employees were included in the anti-union legislation of 2011, even though UWHC is an independent authority that receives no direct taxpayer support.    UWHC is one of this area’s largest employers, and a standard-setter in health care.  This…

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Get your copy: New Just Dining Guide!

Download the 2013 Just Dining Guide! In 2012, we produced a Wisconsin first —   JUST DINING: A Guide to Restaurant Employment Standards in Downtown Madison.  JUST DINING is a guide to downtown restaurants that informs customers and workers about the wages and benefits of people who cook, prepare, and serve…

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New research report shows the cost to us all of fast food wages

Researchers at the University of California Berkeley released a report today:  Fast Food, Poverty Wages, The public cost of low-wage jobs in the fast-food industry. Some quick numbers: 52% of fast-food employees’ families are forced to rely on social safety net programs like food stamps or Medicaid. Fast-food is a $200…

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