Big Win: Backpay for Domestic Workers!

Big Win: Backpay for Domestic Workers!

We at NE Jewish Labor Committee are thrilled at this news! From NPR: AuPair Sponsor Agencies Settle Wage Lawsuit, Offer $65.5 Million In Back Pay January…

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Victory for National Grid Workers of United Steel Workers, Locals 12012 and 12003

Victory for National Grid Workers of United Steel Workers, Locals 12012 and 12003

1,250 National Grid Steelworkers were locked out of their jobs for six months. Yesterday they ratified a new contract, ending the lockout and making significant…

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They did it! Victory for Marriott Hotel Workers!

They did it! Victory for Marriott Hotel Workers!

The New England JLC is proud to have stood on the picket lines with the Marriott Hotel workers, who have been fighting hard on strike…

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Protections for Trans People Upheld in MA!

Protections for Trans People Upheld in MA!

Massachusetts voted to uphold legal protections for trans people! This was a necessary win to make sure that trans people in our communities have a…

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Brandeis Graduate Students Have Won a Contract!

Brandeis Graduate Students Have Won a Contract!

Brandeis Graduate Students Have Won a Contract!!! The JLC is proud to have supported this effort! From the Boston Globe, 8/27/18: “Brandeis and its teaching assistants…

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Tisha B'av - A Public Lament for our Broken Immigration System

Tisha B’av – A Public Lament for our Broken Immigration System

On the saddest day of the Jewish calendar, when we fast in remembrance of destruction and exile, our community came together at the ICE office…

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Fight for $15 and Paid Family Medical Leave Victories!

Fight for $15 and Paid Family Medical Leave Victories!

Last Thursday, the Massachusetts legislature passed a bill that includes a strongly progressive Paid Family and Medical Leave program and increases the minimum wage to…

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Standing Against Sexual Harassment of Airport Workers

Standing Against Sexual Harassment of Airport Workers

Earlier this week Rosa, an airport worker at Ready Jet, filed a sexual harassment and retaliation complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination at 1…

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Tufts Dining Workers Vote YES To Form a Union!

Tufts Dining Workers Vote YES To Form a Union!

About 150 dining hall workers have joined UNITE HERE Local 26 after an overwhelming vote in favor of unionization: 127 to 19. Following the NLRB…

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Harvard University Graduate Students Form a Union!

Harvard University Graduate Students Form a Union!

We are so excited that after months of hard work, Harvard Graduate students have voted to join a union. The Boston Globe says “Harvard University…

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