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.

Jo Ann Heydron 11-01-2000
The consequences of globalization.
Jim Rice 11-01-2000

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

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.

Bob Hulteen 9-01-1998

Since its founding in 1994, the People of Faith Network has organized targeted campaigns to educate religious people about the conditions under which the clothes they buy are made.

Julie Polter 9-01-1998

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

Nate Solloway 9-01-1998

Looking for information on strikes, boycott lists, religious statements on worker issues, stories of labor movement heroes, or watchdog information on corporations?

Patrick O'Neill 9-01-1998
Baldemar Velasquez settles in for the long haul on behalf of cucumber pickers in the South.
Peter Laarman 9-01-1998
Why New York churches are resisting workfare.
From City Council to Rodeo Drive: campaigning for a living wage in Los Angeles.

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