May 26, 2024

We The People – Jackson County for All

On We the People for May 15, we talk with Denise Krause with the Jackson County for All campaign to increase the number of county commissioners. We also talk with Avram Sacks of the Jackson County Housing for All campaign about efforts to improve Ashland’s dusk-to-dawn shelter. https://archive.org/details/we-the-people-202405150900

PMMC Nurses Take Contract Fight Public with Planned Picket

Medford, Oregon- Frontline nurses at Providence Medford Medical Center (PMMC) are escalating their contract dispute to the public sphere after months of unsuccessful negotiations. Organized by the Oregon Nurses Association (ONA), the nurses will stage an informational picket on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, to highlight issues surrounding healthcare standards for nurses, patients, and communities. The […]

Tennessee Volkswagen employees overwhelmingly vote to join United Auto Workers union

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Employees at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, overwhelmingly voted to join the United Auto Workers union Friday in a historic first test of the UAW’s renewed effort to organize nonunion factories. The union wound up getting 2,628 votes, or 73% of the ballots cast, compared with only 985 who voted […]

Housing is a Human Right! Solidarity Rally – Monday, 4 pm Ashland Plaza

On Monday, The US Supreme Court will begin their review of Johnson VGrants Pass. Their ruling will have a nationwide impact on how communitieshandle homelessness. Six years ago, a federal appeals court held that the Constitution “barsa city from prosecuting people criminally for sleeping outside in publicproperty when those people have no home or other […]