Workers File Living Wage Complaint

Over 100 workers, together with organizers from Wisconsin Jobs Now, Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice, Workers Rights Center, and Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice, filed a complaint in compliance with a Wisconsin State law, stating that their wages at or near the minimum wage of $7.25/hour are not a living…

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Faith-Labor Breakfast 2013

The ICWJ events of February 13 and 14 were a great success. We are thankful for Sister Simone Campbell’s time and wisdom.  We are thankful for Holy Wisdom Monastery’s beauty and generosity. We are thankful for everyone who participated, attended, sponsored and volunteered.   Some links you might enjoy: Video…

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Walmart and Justice: Make sure voices of faith are heard!

The day after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping day of the year.  It is  called Black Friday, and it is becoming a 24-hour event, beginning  soon after the pumpkin pie is served.   It is its own holiday.  But, whose holiday, and what are we celebrating?  Across the nation, in…

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ICWJ Endorses Collective Bargaining Referendum

On April 3, Dane County voters will be asked, “Should all Wisconsin workers have the right to seek safe working conditions and fair pay through collective bargaining?” The Board of Directors of the Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin (ICWJ) endorses this referendum. ICWJ is a coalition…

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