MA JWJ Campaign News and Action Alerts

HONK! for $15!
October 1, 2014 - 10:51am

Join activist brass bands from around the country for a Day of Action in the campaign to raise the minimum wage. From as far away as Seattle, Brooklyn and Montreal, these loud, colorful and fun-filled bands will use their powers of music and spectacle to bring the national fight for a $15/hour minimum wage to the doorsteps of local Boston establishments still refusing to pay their workers a living wage, earn paid sick time, or form a union.

3:00 pm: meet in Downtown Crossing (across from Macy’s)

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Victory for Boston's UNITE Here Local 26 Hospitality Workers!
September 28, 2014 - 11:51pm

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has agreed to pay $1 million to 98 housekeepers from the Boston area who were fired five years ago & replaced by outsourced workers who were paid lower wages. The settlement could give workers as much as $40,000. The workers, outraged over unknowingly training those who would become their replacements, organized rallies and boycotts and quickly gained community support. 


From an article in the Boston Globe:

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All in for earned sick time!
September 16, 2014 - 11:31pm

We need your help! Earned sick time makes workers healthier, more productive, and more loyal to their employers, but still 1 million workers in Massachusetts don't have access to sick time. But you can help change that.

All workers deserve earned sick time. 


Got some time -- even an hour a week -- to make it happen?


E-mail to find out how you can help Mass. JwJ with canvassing, or call 617-524-8778 if you have any questions.

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