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  • Fairness At Patriot Fairness At Patriot Kentucky Jobs with Justice joined a massive force of labor, faith, community, and other JwJ Coalitions to support the United Mine Workers of America in their fight to bring Fairness to Patriot Coal in 2013.
  • 2013 Kentucky AFL-CIO Biennial Convention 2013 Kentucky AFL-CIO Biennial Convention Kentucky Jobs with Justice attended the 2013 Biennial Kentucky AFL-CIO Convention. Our Director here, with amazing labor leaders from AFGE.
  • Lobbying in Frankfort, KY Lobbying in Frankfort, KY In 2013, Kentucky Jobs with Justice supported and backed HB396, which would create drivers' certificates for undocumented persons in our State.
  • #Walmartstrikers on Black Friday #Walmartstrikers on Black Friday On Black Friday 2013, there were over 1,500 actions across the country to support #Walmartstrikers in their fight to end the retaliations, for better pay, and for consistent scheduling. And in Kentucky, the support was outstanding!
  • Workers' Rights in Immigration Reform Workers' Rights in Immigration Reform Comprehensive Immigration Reform will not be complete without clear worker protections for all immigrants, both documented and undocumented alike.
  • #FastFoodStrikes hits Louisville #FastFoodStrikes hits Louisville Service Workers for Justice is a campaign of Kentucky Jobs with Justice, dedicated to improving the wages and working conditions for Louisville's restaurant workers through the use of various tactics, including community outreach and education, public pressure, organizing workers and litigation. We seek to encourage restaurants to take the fair and equitable road to profitability.
  • #Walmartstrikers come to Louisville #Walmartstrikers come to Louisville On May 31, 2013, #Walmartstrikers came through Louisville, picking up fellow #walmartstrikers, as they headed to Bentonville for Walmart's annual shareholders meeting. During the visit, the #walmartstrikers, elected officials, community folks, labor activists, and others were taken hostage against their will by management at a Walmart store. We were eventually freed by law enforcment.
  • Fight for a Fair Food Agreement at Wendi's Fight for a Fair Food Agreement at Wendi's Kentucky Jobs with Justice, UFCW227, and several community and labor activists joined the fight alongside the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to pressure Wendi's to sign a Fair Food Agreement.
  • Include all 11 million in Immigration Reform Include all 11 million in Immigration Reform Comprehensive Immigration Reform must include all 11 million!
  • Walmart, walmart, you can't hide; we can see your greedy side Walmart, walmart, you can't hide; we can see your greedy side
  • Rally for 6-Day Delivery Rally for 6-Day Delivery On March 24, 2013, Kentucky Jobs with Justice joined labor, faith, and community activists in calling for the protection and continuation of 6-Day delivery in America.
  • Right to Work for Less Right to Work for Less Kentucky Jobs with Justice is committed to fighting back against any Right-to-work-for-less legislation in our State. We joined hundreds of labor folks and activist in the capital to stop this horrific bill that aims to destroy the very fabric on workers' rights.