Fast Forward Wisconsin

A Lenten Reflection on Worker Justice By Sarah Smoot, United Methodist Missionary serving with Interfaith Worker Justice A pastor friend of mine likes to say that fasting should be called “slowing” because time seems to slow down when you stop eating. All that time once spent in meal preparation and eating is…

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15th Annual Faith Labor Breakfast

Forward 15: Conversation, Celebration, Change John Nichols, Keynote Speaker Tues. Feb. 24, 8:00-10:00AM Good Shepherd Parish, St. Joseph’s location 1905 West Beltline Hwy. Madison 53713 Celebrate 15 years of ICWJ Strengthen resolve to get $15/hr for low-wage workers Hear from keynote speaker John Nichols: Forward 15: Conversation, Celebration, Change A…

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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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Black Friday: Holiday Solidarity

When many of us think of holiday stress we picture the rush to buy and prepare all the food for our visiting families; the cost and complications of travel to go away to family; the stress of shopping for holiday presents and the strain to our pocketbooks. You may have a…

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