News and Updates
The Solidarity Salsa Party for Jobs with Justice and Voz is on Saturday, September 27th. Buy your tickets now!
MAKE HISTORY! Join the labor contingent of Portland's People's
Climate March on Sunday, Sept 21st. Hear Tom Chamberlain speak.
We will meet at 2:45 pm just south of the Hawthorne Bridge on the west side of the river in Waterfront Park. We will be right near the circle of plants near the river.
The Portland Rising BBQ was a huge success, with many workers telling their stories and making links between their experiences. Check out some great photos by David Young here.
Metro has been investing millions into land and improvements at the zoo, parks and natural areas around the region. It is time they invest in the 100's of workers who make the zoo and natural spaces some of the best places to be in Oregon!Click here to sign the petition supporting Metro workers' fighting for basic rights at work and a fair days pay!
Peter Parks created this video of the great testimony at the Rally for Good Jobs at Emanuel Legacy on July 11.
Walmart made $16B in profit & is owned by the richest family in America. Yet many Walmart workers barely scrape by. They aren’t the only ones hurt by the Walmart economy. This week is the Wal-mart shareholders meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas.And we need to make them hear our voices, this is also our national week of action. Go to http://walmarteconomy.com/ to sign the petition, share your stories and donate to the campaign.
The deadline for ticket sales to our Annual Dinner Celebration is 5pm on Tuesday May 27th.
JWJ Annual Dinner Celebration
Stand Up! Live Better
Saturday May 31st, 6pm
Teamsters Hall, 1860 NE 162nd Ave
Join the Laborers' Union tomorrow at the Hilton Tower Hotel at 11.15am. They will be marching from the Hotel to Portland City Hall in support of a living minimum wage of $15/hour that will benefit the whole City of Portland. Help low wage workers support themselves and their families.
Wednesday, May 21st 2014
11.15 am, Hilton Tower Hotel, 921 SW 6th Ave
12.00 - 1.00 pm, Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave