Central Indiana JwJ is an organization of labor, faith-based, community, and student organizations and individuals building a broad and long-term coalition to support worker rights and social justice. We are building a movement...More
Click Here to learn more about wage theft in Indianapolis.
Challenging The Corporate Agenda
The movement for social justice and economic justice takes place within a society where powerful interests are constantly seeking to take control of public policy to create a world that raises money over the well-being of people and protects their profits and narrow interests. Jobs with Justice helps people understand how this "corporate agenda" opposes our values, organizes to secure its self-interest and how it impacts both working people and the Jobs with Justice mission. The corporate agenda also utilizes government, the media, socio-economic security and religion to feed working people narratives that divide us, to keep us insecure so that we will work in ever more slave-like and unjust conditions that elevate profits over people and prevent us from exercising our values.
For years we have been fighting for health care for all, that includes protests in front of the WellPoint headquarters on Monument Circle, visits with Senator Bayh and his staff, rallies to thank Congressman Carson for his fight for health care, letters to the editor, and education of the community.
Worker Rights: Central Indiana Jobs with Justice is currently supporting the hotel workers, Marsh employees, janitors and security officers in their efforts to organize a union in their workplace - as well as the library workers fighting to keep their jobs with impending lay-offs in the budget crisis. This means we call on management, attend and organize demonstrations, write letters to the editors and form special campaign teams to strategize how the community can get organized and WIN!
BOYCOTT HYATT. On Monday, September 20, 2010, Jobs with Justice stood with the workers of Hyatt Regency Downtown Indianapolis, as they called a Boycott of Hyatt. Please do not Eat, Sleep or Meet at the Hyatt until they recognize the workers' request for neutrality in deciding whether or not they want a union.