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Portland Jobs with Justice is a coalition of more than 90 labor organizations and community groups dedicated to protecting the rights of working people and supporting community struggles to build a more just society.

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15 Now Rally at the Oregon State Capitol
Jan 24, 2015 12:00 PM, Capitol Building, Salem, OR

We call all of Oregon's working class to rally on the steps of the capitol building in Salem on January 24, 2015 from noon - 1pm in order to get out in front of this eventual legislative discussion and ensure that our state legislators know that Oregon's working class demands a real living wage of $15/hr!

2015 Health Care for All Oregon Rally on the Capitol Steps
Feb 11, 2015 11:00 AM, , Salem, OR

Mark your calendar and join HCAO on the Capitol steps. We expect 2,500 people carrying signs and banners while they listen to a program of great music and inspiring speakers.

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Job Announcement - Portland Jobs with Justice Executive Director

Portland Jobs with Justice (JwJ) is a 23-year-old coalition of 100 labor and community organizations and thousands of activists dedicated to building a movement for social justice. Portland JwJ is among the largest members of the national Jobs with Justice network. We are hiring an Executive Director to lead our staff of three. This position reports to our Executive Committee.

Please click here for the full announcement.

Scrooge of the Year!

Postmaster Scrooge!

Congratulations to the Postmaster General, winner of the 2014 Scrooge of the Year award!

Join the rally at Staples Janzen Beach this Sunday, December 14th, at 1pm, to protest the contract bringing mini-post offices to all Staples stores next year. Good union jobs being replaced with low-wage, non-union jobs.

Scrooge indeed.

Support Striking Graduate Teaching Fellows (GTF) on the Picket Line Tuesday December 9th/Wednesday December 10th!

Update: After over a year of negotiations and an eight day strike the GTFF has reached a tentative agreement with the University of Oregon. Congratulations to the workers for achieving a better contract!

 

GTFF Strike

Please join one or both of the two rush-hour pickets in support of striking U of O Graduate Teaching Fellows right here in downtown Portland:

University of Oregon
70 NW Davis St (the White Stag building)

Tuesday, 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Wednesday, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Walmart Black Friday Rally

Walmart protest

WHEN: Friday November 28th, 2014

TIME: 10:00am

WHERE:  Wal-mart on 82nd: 4200 SE 82nd Ave


Click here to visit our Facebook event

Jobs with Justice, 15Now PDX, Portland Rising and UFCW invite you to join us at the SE 82nd St. Wal-Mart on Black Friday from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. to demand $15 and full-time hours for Wal-Mart workers! There will be a rally with community members’ support as well as Wal-Mart workers ready to strike!!

Are you ready to Salsa?

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The Solidarity Salsa Party for Jobs with Justice and Voz is on Saturday, September 27th. Buy your tickets now!

Labor Contingent in the PDX People's Climate March

PDX People's Climate March

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.

Sign up and share on Facebook.

Portland Rising BBQ


Portland Rising BBQ news

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.

Zoolidarity!

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!

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Faith Labor Breakfast

Feb 17, 2015 07:15 AM, St Andrews Church, 806 NE Alberta, Portland OR 97211

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Wage Theft: Robbing Workers and our Communities

Wage theft is reaching epidemic proportions. Come find out how it affects workers in Oregon and what you can do to help.

$10 per person. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Click here to register now.

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