Progress after Kohler Strike

By Sarah Smoot, Organizer On Tuesday, Nov. 24th, ICWJ co-hosted an action in support of union workers at Metcalfe’s Grocery and the Kohler Plant. After 32 days of striking, Kohler workers have reached an agreement on a revised contract. Read more here. I am moved by the workers at Kohler…

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Prophetic Waiting: Advent Reflection on Worker Justice

The Christian season of Advent is a time of anticipating Jesus Christ’s birth at Christmas. Amidst the commotion of Christmas buying, decorating, and lights, Christians remember that the world waited a long time for God’s coming in Christ. The season is marked by longing and the lighting of candles in expectation of…

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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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Labor Day With ICWJ

ICWJ celebrates Labor Day, 2014, at the following Labor in the Pulpit Events. We will focus on the “Strike for 15” fast food movement and low-wage retail workers who are standing up against poverty level wages. At many of these events workers will give personal testimonies. Please join us: August…

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