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)

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 >>

Demonstrate a Greater Love

 

This February 14th, Interfaith Worker Justice asks you to demonstrate a greater love: the love of justice. On the day we normally reserve for romance, fancy dinners, chocolates and flowers, we ask you to spare a moment to help us work for paid family and medical leave benefits.

Did you know that the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leaves out 40 percent of the workforce and guarantees only unpaid leave, which millions ...

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New Jersey passes $15 minimum wage

Yesterday marked a historic day for working people in the state of New Jersey. After years of effort, New Jersey became the fourth state in the country to pass a $15 minimum wage bill. This would not have been possible without the tireless effort of dozens of organizations working together to get this done!

A coalition of worker centers, unions, and faith groups had workers participate by meeting with legislators, holding rallies, and giving testimonies to the State Assembly and Senate...

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Letter Urging Backpay for Federal Contract Workers

The Honorable Mitch McConnellThe Honorable Charles SchumerThe Honorable Richard ShelbyThe Honorable Patrick LeahyThe Honorable Ron JohnsonThe Honorable Gary PetersUnited States SenateWashington, D.C. 20510

The Honorable Nancy PelosiThe Honorable Kevin McCarthyThe Honorable Nita LoweyThe Honorable Kay GrangerThe Honorable Elijah CummingsThe Honorable Jim JordanUnited States House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. 20515

Dear Members of Congress:<...

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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