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New report: Cities should take action to make recycling jobs safe jobs.

June 23, 2015 -- Partnership for Working Families

Working together with researchers at the University of Illinois School of Public Health, occupational safety and health experts at the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health and MassCOSH, and environmental justice leaders at GAIA, we dug deep into the world of recycling workers. We found horrifying stories of injuries and fatalities, and troubling statistics about how often recycling workers get hurt on the job. The good news is that there’s plenty of action that cities can take to make recycling jobs good jobs.

Partnership for Working Families Statement on Puzder's Defeat

February 15, 2017 -- Jamie Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Partnership for Working Families Statement on Puzder's Defeat

NATIONAL – Today Donald Trump's nominee for Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his candidacy after it became clear he would not be approved. His withdrawal is the result of mounting pressure from working people across the country, who urged their Senators to oppose the Hardee's and Carl's Jr. executive. Below is Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas’ statement:

In More than a Dozen Cities, Protesters Declare Resistance to Trump’s Divisive Policies

January 20, 2017 -- Jamie Way

PRESS RELEASE

NATIONAL – In the days building up to and following the election, thousands protested in more than a dozen cities across the country. From Los Angeles and Denver to New York and Atlanta, protesters declared their cities to be zones free from mass deportations and raids, registries, attacks on working people and corporate giveaways of public goods.

Partnership for Working Families’ Statement of Support for the Standing Rock Water Protectors

November 15, 2016 -- Jamie Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Partnership for Working Families’ Statement of Support for the Standing Rock Water Protectors

NATIONAL – Partnership for Working Families stands in solidarity with the peaceful protesters at Standing Rock Camp in resisting Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline. Below is Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas’ statement:

Partnership for Working Families Election Statement

November 10, 2016 -- Jamie Way

The following is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas:

Yesterday, like many of you, I grieved for our country and for those we hold dear. We now face a future in which our previous victories may be dismantled, while hatred and scapegoating of our communities become the norm.

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