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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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PDX People's Climate March
Sep 21, 2014 03:00 PM, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, SW Naito & SW Madison

MAKE HISTORY!  Join the labor contingent of Portland's People's Climate March on Sunday, Sept 21st. 

Informational Picket at Lawrence Convalescent Home
Sep 26, 2014 01:30 PM, Lawrence Convalescent Home, 812 SE 48th Ave, Portland

Workers at Lawrence Convalescent Center are fighting for quality jobs and quality resident care in a union contract. Worker's need your support to win a fair contract!

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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!

Rally For Good Jobs & Quality Patient Care at Legacy Emanuel

 

Peter Parks created this video of the great testimony at the Rally for Good Jobs at Emanuel Legacy on July 11.

Walmart Week of Action

Walmart protest

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.

Jobs with Justice Annual Dinner

2014 Dinner

 

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 Fight For 15!

15 Now Pdx

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

May Solidarity Calendar

Click on the heading for the full calendar.

May Day 2014 Chinatown

May Day photo by David Young

The idea is to list all the information that is shared at our monthly Steering Committee—now it’s all here in one place, for folks to use in their union newsletters, church bulletins, email lists, or just to stick up on the fridge. (Apologies in advance for any accidental omissions; please check with event organizers to confirm any details, or call JwJ 503-236-5573.)

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Community Discussion on Wage Theft

Sep 23, 2014 07:00 PM, St Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 NE 43rd Ave

The JwJ Faith Labor Committee invites you to this forum to learn about wage theft and how to stop it.

Solidarity Salsa Party

Sep 27, 2014 07:00 PM, SEIU 503 Ballroom, 6401 SE Foster Road

Come to the popular annual fundraiser for Jobs with Justice and Voz!

Buy your tickets now.

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