Mayor-Elect Adams:  Create a Bold Program for Jobs for All for New York City

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

NJFAN Takes Part in Global Forum on Democratizing Work Led by Board Member Pavlina Tcherneva

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

The Columbia University Student Strike: Currently the Nation’s Largest

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

Unemployment Data–NOVEMBER 2021

November 2021 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.1%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 4.2%*[ANALYSES by EXPERTS] White     3.7% African American 6.7% Hispanic 5.2% Asian¹           3.8% Persons with a disability¹  … Read More Unemployment Data–NOVEMBER 2021

NJFAN 9/29/21 Virtual Town Hall Meeting (Part 1)

Organized by National Jobs for All Network members on 9/29/21 in New Haven Connecticut, this Zoom town hall meeting features academics and activists working to further progressive priorities, and in particular a national jobs bill in congress.   Link:  Jobs for All Network Town Hall Meeting (Part 1) Welcome Land Acknowledgment  Sarianna Sabbarese     Labor… Read More NJFAN 9/29/21 Virtual Town Hall Meeting (Part 1)