By Trudy Goldberg (Author’s Note: Published works are cited. All other references are from personal communications with the experts between November 15th and December 15th ). These experts are either Board members of NJFAN or long associated with the Network.) Inflation can be a serious problem. Even if wages rise, soaring prices can wipe out… Read More Inflated Fears?
by Stephen Monroe Tomczak and Sarianna Sabbarese The National Jobs for All Network (NJFAN), in collaboration with numerous local organizations representing branches of the broader movement for social and economic justice, sponsored a Town Hall in New Haven Connecticut on September 29, 2021. Among the co-sponsoring organizations were the Connecticut Chapter of the… Read More New Haven Town Hall Brings Together Activists from Across Connecticut to Work for a Federal Job Guarantee
On December 10, Trudy Goldberg, Franklin D. Roosevelt, III and Noreen Connell of NJFAN wrote to newly-elected New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams, to urge him to embrace and implement a full-employment, Jobs For All program for New York City. Dear Mayor-Elect Eric Adams: On behalf of the National Jobs for All Network (NJFAN), we… Read More Mayor-Elect Adams: Create a Bold Program for Jobs for All for New York City
From October 5th-7th, over 3,000 scholars, activists, union representatives, and leaders from progressive private and public sector organizations, representing 85 countries, attended the Global Forum on Democratizing Work—a worldwide virtual conference sponsored by the Economic Democracy Initiative (EDI) at Bard College, a project of the Open Society University Network (OSUN). Bard College Economics Professor and… Read More NJFAN Takes Part in Global Forum on Democratizing Work Led by Board Member Pavlina Tcherneva
By Jack Hammond Student workers at Columbia University in New York City have been on strike since November 3. (@jeremychiuu / Student Workers of Columbia / Twitter) (Courtesy: Jacobin) Editor’s Note: The National Jobs for All Network is committed to living-wage work for all and to strengthening workers’ bargaining rights. We have a particular interest… Read More The Columbia University Student Strike: Currently the Nation’s Largest