StatementsWorkers

August 28, 2014

NAACP Portland and Southern Maine Workers’ Center Release Statement in Solidarity with North Carolina Forward Together Moral Movement.

NAACP Portland and the Southern Maine Workers’ Center have released a statement of solidarity with a nationwide week of action for human rights, part of the Forward Together Moral Movement lead by the North Carolina NAACP. While our organizing is focused on making change on the local and state level, we believe that it is…

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StatementsWorkers

May 23, 2014

Work With Dignity Committee members participate in national day of action with Target janitors

On May 20, 2014, three Work With Dignity Committee members participated in national actions in solidarity with members of CTUL who clean Target stores in Minneapolis/ St. Paul. These workers will be organizing all summer, and we’ll continue to support them from afar. Learn more about the campaign here: http://ctul.net/overview-of-march-for-justice-in-retail-cleaning/. 

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StatementsWorkers

December 20, 2012

About Interfaith Worker Justice Southern Maine

SMWC is proud to work with Interfaith Worker Justice Southern Maine. Interfaith Worker Justice Southern Maine Our Mission Interfaith Worker Justice Southern Maine is a partnership of faith and labor communities, joined together to respond to issues of worker and social justice and their relevance to society as a whole. Through education, advocacy and compassionate…

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StatementsWorkers

October 29, 2012

Jetport Taxi Drivers Organize to Save Jobs

Ever take a cab from the Portland Jetport? If so, chances are that your driver was an African immigrant. The non-reserved taxi queue at the Jetport, where taxi drivers can wait in line for a fair without being reserved by phone, has been cornered by Somali and other African immigrants since 2001. Now, after a…

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