We Are All Organizers
What an intense season this is. In the wake of groundbreaking CBA victories in Pittsburgh and Seattle, on the eve of
We Are All Organizers
By Garden State Alliance for a New Economy
The Garden State Alliance for a New Economy (GANE) is off to a running start, raising job, housing and community participation issue
Community Labor United (CLU) is currently supporting the Boston Taxi Drivers Association (BTDA), affiliate of the United Steel Workers, in their push for a living wage for taxi drivers by joining the campaign and putting out a report on the cabbie’s dire situation.
By Kate O’Hara, EBASE Community Benefits Program Director
Reuse of the Oakland Army Base is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to create go
Rebuilding the Base: Lessons from Four California Communities' Efforts to Reuse Closed Military Installations, a new report by the Partnership, reveals how communities are devastated by base closures and are often unable to replace the number or quality of jobs lost.
This Land is Our Land
The history of privatization of our public resources in this country is shameful and shortsighted. Whether maintaini
By Pam Fendt, GJLN Executive Director
April 14th marked the latest Campaign for Responsible Development (CRD) action that included a rally and march around City Hall and the delivery of more than 1,800 postcards calling on the Mayor of Denver to ensure that community benefits are a part of the redevelopment of Union Station, the city’s regional light rail and transit hub. More than 130 supporters participated in the action. The passionate words of grassroots leaders were captured in
In April, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to approve a landmark policy that ensures that low income workers and their communities benefit from the construction jobs created by city redevelopment projects.
Last month, community, labor and faith leaders came together to call for the City of San Jose to assure that it is truly building a better airport – by ensuring a living wage, establishing increased oversight of subcontractors, and guaranteeing the highest quality, most skilled employees serving the airport’s millions of annual passengers.