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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JLC LABOR SEDER IN MEMPHIS FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SANITATION WORKERS STRIKE AND ASSASSINATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

JLC LABOR SEDER IN MEMPHIS FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SANITATION WORKERS STRIKE AND ASSASSINATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

In celebration of Dr. King Jr.’s Work and his commitment to bringing Civil Rights and Labor activists together, the JLC, AFSCME and the I AM 2018…

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Thank You for Coming to the 18th Annual Labor Seder

Thank You for Coming to the 18th Annual Labor Seder

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 18th Annual Labor Seder! It was a great evening of celebration, new connection, and honoring the hard…

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Rabbis Arrested in a Rally for Dreamers at U.S. Capitol

Rabbis Arrested in a Rally for Dreamers at U.S. Capitol

JLC Executive Director Jonathan D. Rosenblum and JLC New England Co-Chair Rabbi Barbara Penzner were arrested on January 17, 2018 in a rally for Dreamers…

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Support a $15 Minimum Wage and Paid Leave!

Support a $15 Minimum Wage and Paid Leave!

This year, the New England Jewish Labor Committee is collecting signatures on two key legislative issues as a member of the Raise Up Massachusetts coalition: Raising the minimum wage…

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New England JLC Director Marya Axner Speaks on Antisemitism

New England JLC Director Marya Axner Speaks on Antisemitism

Earlier in October, our Director Marya Axner spoke at a session at the AFL-CIO national convention in St. Louis. She was asked to speak about…

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Northeastern Dining Hall Workers Win a Contract with Guaranteed Minimum Salary of $35,0000

Northeastern Dining Hall Workers Win a Contract with Guaranteed Minimum Salary of $35,0000

We supported the Northeastern Dining Hall workers of UNITE HERE Local 26, who were able avert a strike and win a contract with a guaranteed…

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In Our Care: Celebrating Domestic Workers

In Our Care: Celebrating Domestic Workers

On September 10th, the Jewish Labor Committee joined with our partners at Matahari Women Workers’ Center and Smith College to share an oral history project…

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Countering White Supremacist Gatherings in Boston: Friday & Saturday

Countering White Supremacist Gatherings in Boston: Friday & Saturday

As you have likely heard, there is a “Free Speech Rally” planned for this Saturday in Boston Common. This event couches its hateful and bigoted…

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