February 22, 2020

Married couple sick with the flu denied room at motel after organization pays fees

Couple denied service at Ashland Motel (Marissa Olid/KTVL). ” Jason and Vanessa Houk , organizers with Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice were contacted by Lisa and James Yancy during the organization’s community meal that is done Thursdays at Pioneer Hall in Ashland. “ https://ktvl.com/news/local/married-couple-and-sick-with-the-flu-denied-room-at-motel-after-organization-pays-fees?fbclid=IwAR2kmJuPL7RCt_NGtl_epfwsy1NPl6XqY5cuOtfc3S_rMioBWI_uRZseSDc

Rally for the PEBB deal

Do you think that the employees of Jackson County deserve to have good healthcare that is affordable to the county? Then come together on Monday to raise your voices to the commissioners to share that the employees of Jackson County want to switch to the public employee PEBB system. It is time for the County […]

Workers rally together in Medford

https://ktvl.com/news/local/workers-rally-together-in-medford by Shelby Reilly   for KTVL MEDFORD, Ore. — Employees of the Jackson County Employee Association, a chapter of SEIU local 503, rallied in front of the Jackson County building in their fight for a fair contract for improved health insurance and competitive wages. Employees at the rally said the top priorities are moving the county insurance plan to the […]

Labor History Potluck

Friday October 25th Labor History Potluck Labor history Potluck! This is going to be so good. We will have a brief tour of the training facilities of UA290 and a history of three generations of Union Organizing with Drew Waits. Followed by other special guests: Mark Brenner Co-author of “Secrets of a Successful Organizer” he […]

Renters Forum

Monday October 21st: Renters Forum The Housing and Human Services Commission is hosting a community education and engagement event on October 21, 2019 at the Ashland Hills Inn and Suites from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. The forum will be a solution focused community discussion about rental housing in Ashland. The forum welcomes landlords, renters and […]

JWJ Statement on Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants and Muslims

In response to President Trump’s final and planned executive orders to build a border wall, strip federal funding from sanctuary cities, and bar predominantly Muslim refugees from entering the country, Jobs With Justice Executive Director Sarita Gupta issued the following statement: “These executive orders are yet another attempt to divide our country and sow baseless […]