U.S. economic inequality

Desert Southwest seminar focuses on growing problem

Conference Board of Church & Society suggests steps congregations can take toward equality. read more »

March 16, 2015

Harvesting justice

Hard work, low wages typical situation of farm workers

This holiday season let us give thanks for farm workers’ labor, not just for the blessings of abundance. read more »

by Alexandria Jones
on November 21, 2014

In praise of public servants, taxi drivers

A reflection on Labor Day 2014

Dignity of labor, rights of workers are fundamental teachings of world's religious traditions. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on September 02, 2014

‘Labor in the Pulpit’

Interfaith Worker Justice offers resources

Invite workers, union leaders, worker advocates to speak during worship Labor Day weekend. read more »

July 22, 2014

Interfaith Worker Justice Conference June 22-24

Fast-food workers raise bar on wage campaign

Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education partners to make event biggest U.S. gathering of faith leaders, worker advocates. read more »

by Kim Bobo
on May 22, 2014

Walmart joins ‘Fair Food Program’

Promises to support Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ social responsibility effort

World’s largest retailer vows to help expand program beyond Florida into new crops. read more »

January 27, 2014

‘Pilgrims’ visit GOP House offices

Faith leaders, locked-out workers pray for end of shutdown end

‘Faithful Pilgrimage’ ratchets up moral pressure as shutdown harms low-income families, seniors, veterans. read more »

October 19, 2013

Halloween’s dark secret

Chocolate industry has side much scarier than children will see while Trick or Treating

Buying fair-trade chocolate combats child labor, human trafficking in West Africa. read more »

by Vince Isner
on October 13, 2013

Halloween’s Dark Secret

This Halloween Americans will spend an estimated 1.2 billion dollars on everyone's favorite treat, chocolate. Yet behind America's sweet tooth lurks a darker, bitter truth: In West Africa, where more than 75% of the world's supply of cocoa comes, the industry routinely relies on child and slave labor to... read more »

Posted by Vince Isner on October 10, 2013

Income inequality

A Labor Day reflection on the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12)

Workers certainly are among those who hunger and thirst for justice. read more »

by Fr. Clete Kiley
on September 09, 2013

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