MA JWJ Campaign News and Action Alerts

#FairScheduling NOW!
July 21, 2015 - 1:51pm

Compared to many fast-food workers, Erica Bentencourt has a fairly set schedule. She is supposed to work in the kitchen at the Holbrook Burger King Tuesday through Saturday, opening at 5 a.m. and leaving at 2 p.m. But when coworkers call in sick, she is often asked to stay late or come in on her day off. When business is slow, she is sent home early.

Working extra hours means she has to scramble to find child care for her 9-year-old son. But working fewer hours is worse.


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Mass. JwJ Summer Education Series
June 18, 2015 - 3:00pm
Our Mass. JwJ Summer Education Series is a series of weekly trainings that include organizing skills & political education. This year, many of our workshops will draw on examples and case studies from the fight to reclaim public schools, but the skills will translate no matter what your cause is! All of the trainings are happening on Monday nights at the JwJ office, which is wheelchair accessible and convenient to public transportation. Join us!
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