Leader: When our children are hurting or sad,

All: We give thanks for teachers’ kindness and concern.

Breaking Faith: Outsourcing and the Damage Done to our Communities

Our report following a four-month international investigation into Mondelēz outsourcing of good, family-sustaining jobs to Mexico where workers only make about a dollar an hour. READ THE REPORT >>

Religion as a Means of Mobilizing People


by Ece Esikara (Originally posted on http://blogs.brandeis.edu)

I have never seen a religious leader working for the workers before. I have never heard a talk about religion in a ‘lefty’ space before.

Before coming to Brandeis, as an activist and lefty high schooler, I worked in several organizations including feminist and socialist groups in my hometown of Istanbul, Turkey. The spaces these organizations p...

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Supreme Court Delivers A Huge Blow to Millions of Workers

 US Supreme Court

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court compromised one of our fundamental rights as working people when it ruled that government workers who choose not to join a union cannot be charged for the cost of collective bargaining.

The decision in Janus vs. AFSCME overturns 40 years of precedence and invalidates the laws of 23 states. It also nullifies the wording in thousands of union contracts across the country....

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Everybody’s Got the Right to Live, continued...

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by Julian Medrano

Another critical pillar in improving lives and creating a just economy is ensuring that working people have access to paid sick days and paid family leave. The passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was a powerful step forward and provided millions with the right to take time to nurture their newborns, care for their loved ones, and care for their own health without fear of losing their jobs. But i...

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Stop Wage Theft

Have you been a victim of wage theft?

Working off the clock, stealing tips, not paying overtime, or misclassifying workers are just a few ways dishonest employers might steal wages.

Learn to spot the signs and fight back here