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2022 First Quarter Newsletter

Worker Justice Wisconsin is excited to announce our First Quarter Newsletter is now available!  The first few months of 2022 have entailed many great changes for us, including a partial return to in-person work, re-vamping our Worker Membership meetings, collaborations with the Dignity at Work Coalition, and a new office!

How Four Assembly Bills Aim to Harm Wisconsin’s Poor

Worker Justice Wisconsin was among thirty-four groups that sent a letter to Governor Evers, urging him to veto bills coming to his desk that impede access to Medicaid, Food Share and unemployment benefits. The letter, and its signatories, excerpts from which are quoted in the bills’ descriptions, is available below. AB 934 Changes eligibility for …

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Iron Roots Co-op

Iron Roots Co-op Iron Roots Co-Operative is now fundraising to secure a brick and mortar location in Madison. Worker Justice Wisconsin and Iron Roots have a unique connection: The founders of Iron Roots met through Worker Justice Wisconsin (WJW) after experiencing wage theft and mistreatment at each of their respective workplaces. Thanks to the hard …

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International Female Labor Leaders

International Female Labor Leaders We would like to thank the Global Labor Justice’s International Labor Rights Defenders Roundtable for calling attention to and amplifying the voices of women union and labor leaders from across the globe. Worker Justice Wisconsin lauds the bravery, determination, and commitment to justice that these women have displayed. Allison Lee (Lee …

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Vaccines: Myths, Facts, and Questions Answered!

Vaccines: Myths, Facts, and Questions Answered Vaccines Many workers have expressed confusion about how the COVID-19 vaccine actually works. And rightly so–medical terms such as “shedding,” “mRNA,” and “spike proteins” have suddenly become parts of everyday language. We hope to clear up some of these terms in order to encourage more informed conversations and decisions …

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