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Posted Friday, January 11, 2019 - 11:12am in jclower's blog
I’ve worked several 9-to-5 jobs in my time, among them: janitor (dress factory); assembly line worker (textile factory, shoe factory); and book cataloguer (university library).
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 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:
Posted Friday, December 5, 2014 - 12:17pm in jclower's blog
Below is a summary of the accomplishments of South Central Indiana Jobs with Justice during the past year. Please join us in 2015 to help advocate for workers and their families!
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