Tuesday’s discussion follows a press conference in Joliet urging the Joliet City Council to Consider a Graduated Water Rate for Industrial Users Including Amazon and Other Mega-Corporations

Joliet — Advocates from across the country will convene to discuss strategies in the fight for water affordability and environmental justice as municipalities…

WWJ and their allies will also demand that Rich Products Corporation and all employers in Will County immediately commit to fixing workplace health and safety issues for all permanent and temporary workers who make their operations possible.

Joliet, IL — On the one month anniversary of the death of Adewale…

WWJ and Their Allies Will Also Demand That Congressman Foster Drop His Support for Northpoint and That He Follow The Lead of The Community and Not The Leadership of The Controversial Joliet Mayor O’Dekirk

Joliet — As part of a larger week of actions by organizations within the Green New…

Media Advisory: Labor and Community Groups to Document Air Pollution Outside North America’s Largest Inland Port

Local Will County organizations led by the Warehouse Workers for Justice will launch a multi-month community air testing project that will shed light on air quality surrounding North America’s largest inland port

Joliet- Building…

Unprecedented Report Shows Life-threatening Blindspot in Vaccinations for Essential Workers

January 12, Chicago, IL- On Tuesday, a team of worker justice organizations are releasing The COVID Jungle: Chicagoland’s Essential Food Workers and the Need for Vaccination Priority. Chicagoland is home to the country’s second largest food economy. Food production and…

Open Letter to Illinois Department of Public Health’s Director Ngozi Ekize From the Raise the Floor Alliance

December 6, 2020

Sophia Zaman

Executive Director, Raise the Floor Alliance

Dr. Ngozi Ekize
Director, Illinois Department of Public Health

Dear Dr. Ezike,

After recent reporting on the state of Illinois’ initial vaccination…

Roberto Clack, Warehouse Workers for Justice

Associate Director of Warehouse Workers for Justice, a worker center dedicated to fighting for stable, family supporting jobs in Chicagoland’s warehouses.

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