Labor

"It’s heartbreaking to see how quickly this happened and how much people are already hurting," says Rev. Alexia Salvatierra

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) turns 8 in January 2002. Congress is now considering a hemispheric expansion in the form of the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas.

Josh Greene 7-01-2001

How temp agencies use welfare-to-work laws to rack up big profits.

The United Farm Workers union has called off its 16-year boycott of California table grapes, citing recent organizing and contract victories as the reason.

Jim Rice 11-01-2000

The Broetjes had a crazy idea—to treat their workers like people.

Jo Ann Heydron 11-01-2000
The consequences of globalization.
Adapted from the Free Time/Free People Campaign statement.
Emily Dossett 1-01-2000
Why the living wage campaign is working.
Ruth Rosenbaum 1-01-2000

Participants in conversations about corporate responsibility and wages often use the same words to mean entirely different things.

Ruth Rosenbaum 1-01-2000
Many corporations in the global marketplace have severed their social contract with workers and local communities.
Labor activists and people of faith rally around 'core values.'
Chuck Collins 1-01-2000
A movement for a fair economy.
Andrew Schleicher 7-01-1999

Continuing their two-year vigil, locked-out Detroit newspaper workers brought their protests in May to the Washington, D.C. area home of Gannett Company CEO John Curley.

Kim Bobo 5-01-1999

Fifteen ways to strengthen your congregation's justice ministry with workers.

Kristin Brennan 9-01-1998
Suggestions and questions to encourage faithful engagement with labor issues.
Jane Slaughter 9-01-1998

The Detroit-based monthly newsletter Labor Notes has emerged as the networking center for the labor reform movement.

Kristin Brennan 9-01-1998

Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice

Why the church and the labor movement belong together.
Murray MacAdam 9-01-1998

Support grows for a shorter work week.

Julie Polter 9-01-1998

This morning's Washington Post said it is a "workers' market." A booming U.S.

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