Update on Living Wage Certification Project

This spring, the ICWJ will continue its work on the Living Wage Certification Project. This project will allow ICWJ to interview, certify, and publicize local businesses and restaurants that pay their workers a living wage and engage in fair labor practices. Through this project, the ICWJ hopes to encourage area…

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From the Executive Director – reposted from Just Works e-newsletter, Feb. 15, 2011

This is the time of year where I am very focused on preparing for ICWJ’s annual faith and labor breakfast. Preparing for our big annual event provides me with the opportunity to review where we have been since last year’s breakfast. I’m proud to say that we enter this New…

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ICWJ Supports AFSCME 171 Workers on Campus

The new crown jewel of the University of Wisconsin is located on University Ave and North Randall Ave and is known as the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. The building was constructed through the combined funds of the State of Wisconsin, the private Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), and a private…

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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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