Did you ever see a Facebook birthday fundraiser and wonder how to make one for your birthday? These are instructions on how to make a Massachusetts Jobs with Justice fundraiser.Read More
This short guide helps you to navigate the Suffolk County system to help your loved one and includes information on how to Find your loved one, How to add money to commissary account, How to create a telephone account, How to visit (Attorney visits, Consular visits, Clergy visits, Spiritual support visits), How to write lettersRead More
The information in this guide was researched by Mass. Jobs with Justice interns and volunteers. It reflects the immigrant populations throughout the state, but is by no means comprehensive -- we always welcome edits and suggestions.Read More
Support registered nurses at St. Luke’s Hospital to form a union and join the Massachusetts Nurses Association.
St. Luke’s Nurses vote to join Massachusetts Nurses Association, South Coast Today, November 30, 2018Read More
Julio Ramirez is a beloved and hardworking business owner, student, and dear friend who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on October 15, 2018. He is currently in detention at the Suffolk County ICE Detention Center (South Bay). Julio is originally from Guatemala but Massachusetts is his home. He has been living and contributing to Massachusetts for 14 years and is a law abiding member of our community.Read More
A hotel worker strike in Boston that’s lasted more than six weeks is officially over.Read More
Siham Byah—beloved community member, activist, and single mother—was detained by ICE for two months and subsequently deported back to her birth country of Morocco at the end of 2017 and her son remains in DCF custody in Massachusetts We stand in solidarity with her friends and acquaintances from Justice4Siham, FaceBook to reunite her with her son.Read More
As members of the Northeastern community -- students, faculty, alumni, and other campus workers -- and members of communities around Boston, we stand with Northeastern full-time non-tenure track faculty in their efforts to form their union with SEIU Local 509.
Add your name to an open letter supporting Northeastern Full-Time Non-Tenure Track FacultyRead More
Massachusetts Jobs With Justice is partnering with the Pioneer Valley Workers Center to stand in solidarity with the nearly 80 workers at the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Advocate newspapers who are forming a union with the NewsGuild CWA.Read More
A national charter school chain wants to open a 240-seat Wildflower Montessori Charter School in Haverhill. This would divert more than $1 million a year in taxpayer money to a privately run school when our own public schools are already underfunded and underresourced.Read More
Two charter schools in New Bedford are seeking to grow by almost 1,300 seats. Currently the New Bedford Public Schools are already underfunded by $40.3 million annually, but the proposal could drain as much as $30 million more. These charter schools are not required to meet the needs of every student, and many are returned back to the public schools.Read More
The Springfield “Welcoming Community Trust Ordinance” is an Ordinance that was introduced and voted on at Monday’s council meeting. Passed by city council, it prevents city officials from working with ICE, and provides officers the discretion to allow residents who are pulled over for driving without a license to have a friend or family member pick up the vehicle instead of sending it to impound.Read More
Recently, direct care staff at the ARC of South Norfolk voted to unionize with AFSCME Council 93. Unfortunately, management has fought them every step of the way; from hiring a union buster to appealing every decision from the NLRB, management has refused to sit down and negotiate with staff. JWJ is supporting their campaign.Read More
Unpredictable scheduling is on the rise across the country as the part-time and around-the-clock labor force expands, and there is a growing movement to give employees, most of them low-wage, more control over when they work.
Jobs with Justice is working with Coalition partners to introduce, lobby for and pass Fair Scheduling reform in the Massachusetts State legislature.Read More