Posted Monday, November 5, 2018 - 8:19pm in jclower's blog
[N.B. Lacking a good photo of AFSCME Local 3995 folks, I substituted a visually compelling one featuring an AFSCME Local 3299 protest (University of California). The sentiment applies to both: "Respect, Reward, Retain."]
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 10:21am in jclower's blog
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 5, 2017
Posted Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:36pm in jclower's blog
Indiana University - Bloomington will host the 2017 annual Working Class Studies Association Conference, May 31 - June 3.
Posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 9:44am in jclower's blog
Judicial update (June 15, 2017):
Posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:41pm in jclower's blog
Bloomington Immigrant Rights is a coalition of local organizations, including Popp Law Office, UndocuHoosier Alliance, El Centro Comunal Latino, La Casa Latino...
Posted Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 12:47pm in jclower's blog
--This blog by Patrick Brantlinger originally appeared in the "Herald-Times" (Jan. 30, 2017) as a guest column.
Posted Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 5:56pm in jclower's blog
(Adapted from remarks by IU Professor Joe Varga in 2016.)
Posted Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 1:59pm in jclower's blog
South Central Indiana Jobs with Justice vice president Joe Varga discussed "why blue states turn red" on Wisconsin Public Radio (The Kathleen Dunn Show) on Dec. 8, 2015 Click here to listen:
Posted Friday, December 11, 2015 - 4:36pm in jclower's blog
Byron Bangert, Bloomington Human Rights Commission chair: Have you seen this decal at the restaurants you patronize?
Posted Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 2:16pm in jclower's blog
Jessica Fraser, with Indiana Institute for Working Families, presented a Power Point on “Raising the Wage and the Status of Working Families in Indiana,” which you can view here:...
Posted Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 3:09pm in jclower's blog
On November 4, at Indiana University, two of today’s most transformative leaders--North Carolina NAACP president and the architect of the Moral Mondays movement, Reverend William Barber, and AFL-CIO President Richard...
Posted Monday, November 16, 2015 - 1:55pm in jclower's blog
With the holidays near, can calls to “shop local” be far behind?
Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 4:47pm in jclower's blog
The “Themester” (theme for the semester) for fall 2015 on the IU-Bloomington campus is: “@Work: the Nature of Labor on a Changin
Posted Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 3:56pm in jclower's blog
For an analysis of the flaws in the LGBT civil rights bill introduced by Indiana Republicans, see: http://thinkprogress...
Posted Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 12:38pm in jclower's blog
Two local publications devoted space to retrospective accounts of the successful unionization drive at Bloomingfoods:
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