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
A single payer health care system covers everyone under a publicly financed insurance plan. Medical care would be free at the point of service. All doctors and hospitals would be accessible to any resident without the restrictions currently imposed by insurance companies and employers. Fair, progressive taxation would replace premiums and co-pays.Read More
The tipped minimum wage system impacts millions of women and restaurant workers across the commonwealth. Gender discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual assault should not be “on the menu” in Massachusetts’ restaurants — and it's time for the legislature to act.Read More
Massachusetts Jobs with Justice is a coalition member of the Raise Up Massachusetts. The Fair Share Amendment is a proposal to amend the Massachusetts Constitution, creating an additional tax of four percentage points on the portion of a person’s annual income that is above $1 million. The new revenue generated by the tax would be spent on quality public education, affordable public colleges and universities, and the repair and maintenance of roads, bridges, and public transportation. To ensure that the tax continues to apply only to the highest-income taxpayers, the $1 million threshold would be adjusted each year to reflect cost-of-living increases.
Legislative campaign to allow all qualified drivers a license regardless of immigration status.Read More