Fighting for a Better Life. Luchando por una Vida Mejor

By Sarah Smoot, ICWJ Organizer Last night the Latino Workers Project, spearheaded by the Workers’ Rights Center (WRC), released its report titled “Luchando por una Vida Mejor / Struggling for a Better Life.” Attended by about 60 community members and simultaneously interpreted in Spanish and English, the release highlighted findings of the…

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Fight for $15, 04-15-15

Yesterday Madison joined with cities around the United States and the world in calling for “$15 and a Union” as a minimum standard for all wage workers. Organizers chose Tax Day for this historic action in the growing Fight for $15 as a reminder that businesses who pay poverty wages…

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From the Executive Director’s Desk – Just Works e-newsletter, December 2010

On December 10, the world celebrated Human Rights Day which marks the anniversary of the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This important document puts forth a detailed list of the rights that all humans are entitled. Among these rights is an important decree…

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