by wvjustice

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Published Oct 23, 2013 in Industry
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A national campaign for workers’ rights

Our core principles include:Direct Action and Civil DisobedienceSustained relationships through reciprocityLeadership driven campaignsConcrete change and real victories2012 Success Record46 local coalitions in 24 statesThe coalitions supported 50 winning campaigns226 workplace community campaignsNetwork campaigns impacted over 500,000 workers85% impacted women66% impacted people of color81% impacted low-wage workers

Jobs with Justice Coalitions

Jobs with Justice brings together unions, community groups, people of faith, students, & individual activists to:Build power in local communitiesForm Workers’ Rights Boards Publicly expose unjust employer practicesLeverage existing relationships in support of campaigns

National CampaignsPOWER: Protecting Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation;Change Walmart, Change the EconomyEnding Student Debt with S.L.A.P.Caring Across GenerationsState Specific CampaignsMine Workers (Patriot/Peabody/Arch)First Energy Utility WorkersClarksburg Postal WorkersFurloughed Public EmployeesIntersectional Labor Coalition

Principles of Coalition BuildingBuild permanent relationshipsBuild a culture of solidarity and reciprocityBuild a culture of resistance and militancyBuild broad and deep coalitionsFairness WV and Americans for Workplace OpportunitySierra Club and the Energy Action CoalitionStudent and Young Professional OrganizationsNon Union Workers and BusinessesPolitical Leaders and Local GovernmentLeaders from all Faiths

Nearly 150,000 people have taken the Jobs with Justice pledge.Jobs with Justice PledgeDuring the next year, I’LL BE THERE at least 5 times for someone else’s fight, as well as my own. If enough of us are there, we will all start winning.

To learn more about JwJVisit the Jobs with Justice website at: www.jwj.orgVisit the new North Central WV JwJ website at: www.wvjustice.orgFollow us on Twitter:@jwjnational @NCWVJwJ