An East Boston commercial cleaning, maintenance and janitorial service company has been ordered to pay more than $750,000 in restitution and penalties for violations of the Massachusetts prevailing wage laws, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on September 17th.
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Massachusetts Jobs with Justice has long been at the center of the significant conversations that shape our movement, and the conversation about the encroaching role of corporate power in our democracy is no exception. This fall, we invite you to participate in fostering this dialogue by supporting an important event featuring one of the leading global experts on political theory:
“Capitalist Democracy and its Prospects”
A Lecture by Noam Chomsky
Tuesday, September 30, 6PM
At the 1199SEIUUnion Hall
150 Mt Vernon St, 2nd Floor, Dorchester, MA 02125
All proceeds to benefit Massachusetts Jobs with Justice
This lecture will provide a forum to engage workers, community allies, students, and people of faith in one of the most critical discussions of the contemporary moment. The event also offers an ideal opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to workers’ rights by contributing to advance the ongoing work of our coalition. We hope you will attend and join us as a sponsor.
Visit http://bit.ly/chomskylecture for more information about ticket prices and levels of sponsorship – every donation helps to ensure that we can continue to educate, agitate, and organize toward greater democracy in our workplaces, our communities, and our nation.
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 email@example.com to find out how you can help Mass. JwJ with canvassing, or call 617-524-8778 if you have any questions.
"During the next year, I will be there are least five times for someone else's fight, as well as my own. If enough of us are there, we'll all start winning."