You shall not withhold the wages of poor and needy labourers, whether other Israelites or aliens who reside in your land in one of your towns.

Jeremiah 22:1-5, 11-17 (CEB)

Dignity for all — will you make the call?

Call Congress and the White House and demand protection for ALL undocumented immigrants and refugees! 

To A Good And Sweet New Year

by Ben LevensonDevelopment Associate at Interfaith Worker Justice

Since I was a kid, the idea behind Rosh Hashannah has always been one of the things that makes me most proud to be Jewish. It's a joyous holiday of honey and apples and a new year. Yet, this joy comes with an imperative for us to renew, to grow, and to change. I always appreciated this call to action for me personally and for the c...

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Mondelez dunks quality, workers in pursuit of profit, bakers say

Imam Polozani at Fair Lawn press conference

photo: Imam Arun Polozani of Albanian-American Cultural Center in Riverdale, NJ, expressed support for bakers at the Mondelez Nabisco Fair Lawn plant.

Rich Nazzaro remembers when he started at the Fair Lawn, New Jersey Nabisco bakery.

“I said this is great, I’m making the iconic brand of Oreo,” Nazzaro sha...

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Rebuilding after Harvey: Immigrants need apply

Photo credit: U.S. Air Force/Kemberly Groue

From the Houston Chronicle:

by Chris Tomlinson

Hurricane Harvey has given federal officials the perfect opportunity to round up undocumented immigrants.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents should stake out hardware stores and follo...

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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