Tag: worker justice

  • “Only a couple of months ago, if you asked a garment industry owner what do you think of a union, they will say no, no unions,” says Fazle Abed of the Bangladesh Rural Affairs Committee. “But now many of them are saying yes, maybe the union is something we have to accept.” More

    July 3, 2013 | Comments

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    Activist groups should bring about a greater awareness of worker rights issues and add a moral voice to global economic matters, says David Schilling of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. More

    May 31, 2013 | Comments

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    “It was the first successful labor union for farmworkers,” says author Miriam Pawel. “It was very much the civil rights movement of the West,”. But fifty years after its founding by the late Cesar Chavez, the UFW is struggling to retain membership and influence. More

    June 22, 2012 | Comments

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    Activist groups should bring about a greater awareness of worker rights issues and add a moral voice to global economic matters, says David Schilling of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. More

    May 18, 2012 | Comments

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    “When we say grace we are grateful for the food on our plates. But where did that food travel? Who picked it? How did it get to us? As people of faith we are called to think about that.” More

    February 3, 2012 | Comments

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    “The way we spend our money is ultimately one of the greatest signs of our moral convictions,” says Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz. More

    September 30, 2011 | Comments

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    As states wrestle over workers’ rights, union organizing, and difficult budget and deficit debates, what do religious leaders and organizations have to say? More

    February 25, 2011 | Comments