Tag: Migrant Justice

Presbyterian Church (USA) becomes first mainline denomination to endorse the principles of Worker-driven Social Responsibility!

Presbyterian Church (USA) becomes first mainline denomination to endorse the principles of Worker-driven Social Responsibility!

"Historic vote" by Presbyterian Mission Agency Board is the latest chapter in long history of PC(USA) support for CIW, Fair Food Movement... Huge news from the faith-based organizing front of the movement for Fair Food: The 1.4 million-member Presbyterian Church (USA) became the first mainline denomination to endorse the principles of Worker-driven Social Responsibility at its Mission Agency board meeting on >> Read More
NEW VIDEO:  Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network publishes video on WSR as model continues to grow in U.S., internationally!

NEW VIDEO: Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network publishes video on WSR as model continues to grow in U.S., internationally!

Hope for a better year ahead for low-wage workers... Following a tumultuous 2017, a weary world turns its eyes toward the year ahead and ponders what new trials and tremors await us in 2018.  But one unlikely sector — low-wage workers laboring in industries across the world, from the agricultural fields of the U.S. to the textile and electronics factories of >> Read More
Ben & Jerry’s CEO: “It’s an agreement that puts the worker in charge of workers’ rights.”

Ben & Jerry’s CEO: “It’s an agreement that puts the worker in charge of workers’ rights.”

[caption id="attachment_26914" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Enrique Balcazar of the advocacy organization Migrant Justice, left, and Jostein Solheim, the chief executive of Ben & Jerry’s, right, in Burlington, Vt., on Tuesday announcing an agreement to help farm workers. Photo and caption, Caleb Kenna for The New York Times[/caption] Enrique Balcazar of Migrant Justice: "It is a great victory and an honor for >> Read More

“It’s a new day in dairy”: Migrant Justice, Ben & Jerry’s sign agreement to launch Milk with Dignity Program in Vermont dairy industry!

[caption id="attachment_26898" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Members of Migrant Justice and Ben & Jerry's CEO Joestein Solheim sign and hold aloft a mock Milk with Dignity agreement on Tuesday outside Ben & Jerry's flagship store in Burlington, VT.[/caption]New York Times: "Ben & Jerry's signs a landmark agreement today to beef up the rights of often exploited dairy workers in VT"...Migrant Justice's Enrique >> Read More

Breaking: New Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network launches website!

[caption id="attachment_26787" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A screen grab from the Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network's new website provides a glimpse into the exciting new information and analysis clearinghouse on all things WSR.[/caption]Big news from the Worker-driven Social Responsibility front: New network of worker organizations and human rights groups dedicated to spreading WSR model launches communication work with beautiful new website...The nascent Worker-driven >> Read More

The Worker-driven Social Responsibility model hits new milestone, continues its expansion in world of business and human rights!

[caption id="attachment_26467" align="aligncenter" width="600"] From ABCNews.go.com: In this April 25, 2013, file photo, Bangladeshi people gather as rescuers search for survivors and victims after the Rana Plaza building collapsed which housed five garment factories in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Leading global fashion brands and trade unions announced a three year agreement in Paris, France, Thursday June 29, 2017, to continue >> Read More

Got Milk with Dignity? Vermont’s Migrant Justice putting finishing touches on breakthrough dairy program…

[caption id="attachment_24323" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Representatives of the CIW, the Fair Food Standards Council and Migrant Justice meet to discuss the soon-to-be-launched Milk with Dignity Program in the Vermont dairy industry.[/caption]From Florida tomatoes to Vermont dairy, Worker-driven Social Responsibility in the spotlight at food systems summit...Last week, members of the CIW, Migrant Justice, and the Fair Food Standards Council came together for >> Read More

New York Times hails efforts by Vermont dairy workers, CIW, Worker-driven Social Responsibility model!

[hupso title=".@NYTimes hails efforts by @MigrantJustice, @CIW and Worker-driven Social Responsibility model! #WSR" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/07/nyt-wsr/"][caption id="attachment_22275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dairy worker Victor Diaz in Burlington, Vermont. Photo Credit: Caleb Kenna, New York Times[/caption]"Success" of "innovative movements" by workers from Vermont to Florida earns spread in U.S.'s most-read newspaper...Just in time for the Fourth of July weekend, the movement for Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR) rocketed into the national spotlight >> Read More

BREAKING: Ben & Jerry’s commits to work with Vermont dairy workers toward agreement to adopt Milk with Dignity Program in company’s Northeast dairy supply chain!

[hupso title=".@BenAndJerrys commits to work with #VT dairy workers towards #MilkWithDignity Agreement!" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/06/ben-jerrys-commits/"][caption id="attachment_22168" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 150+ march in the streets of Burlington in support of the Milk with Dignity Campaign on Saturday, June 20th[/caption]Ben & Jerry's commits to serious talks with Migrant Justice, key elements of Milk with Dignity Program...Chances look good that, soon, you will be able to enjoy Ben & Jerry's >> Read More