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 >>

It's Time to Give Working People a Raise!

RaisetheWage 

It has been 10 years since Congress raised the minimum wage. That’s the longest period in history – since it was implemented in 1938 – without an increase. Millions of Americans across the country are still struggling to get by on $7.25 an hour; not to mention tipped workers trying to make it on just $2.13 an hour. The first step in changing this could happen as...

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Voices from the IWJ Network

The Dignity of Work:  A Christian Perspective

By Rev. Dr. Ken Brooker LangstonDirector of Disciples Justice Action Network (DJAN)IWJ Board of Directors Member

Like other faith traditions, Christianity strongly affirms the value of work and the dignity of the worker. This affirmation can be found in the Bible, in the social teachings of the churches, and in Christian liturgical praxis (the rituals by which a community of Christians come toge...

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Workers Memorial Day and May Day 2019

Workers Memorial Day Events

April 26, Iowa City, IACenter for Worker Justice of Eastern IowaIowa City Workers Memorial Day, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

April 28, San Diego, CA Interfaith Worker Justice of San Diego County Workers Memorial Day Service, 4-5 pm

April 28, New Brunswick, NJNew LaborWorkers' Memorial Day March & Rally, 1-3 pm

April 28, Brooklyn, NYWorkers Justice ProjectWorkers Memorial Day March, 3-6 pm

April 28, Columbus, OHCentra...

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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