2012 DC Workers’ Rights Board

rnWRB_2012_017_0.jpgrn

rn

rnThe 2012 Workers’ Rights Board from L to R: Yvette Bryant (Florida Baptist Church), Reverend Edwin Jones (Living Faith Baptist Church), Parisa Norouzi (Empower DC), Terry Lynch (Downtown Cluster of Congregations), Pastor Raymond Bell (Spirit of Love and Deliverance Baptist Church), Carol Rosenblatt (Coalition of Labor Union Women), and Christine Hart-Wright (STRIVE-DC).rn

rn

rn rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rnDC Jobs with Justice held a successful Workers’ Rights Board hearing on Thursday, May 3, 2012 that highlighted the struggles of female workers in the District. The DC Workers’ Rights Board continues to be a powerful tool for defending the interests of working people. The information recorded from the testimonies along with the Workers’ Rights Board recommendation will be presented to the DC Council and other city officials, regulators, and legislators.rn

rn

rn rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rnWRB_2012_023.jpgrn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn rn

rn

rnThe Worker Panel spotlighted issues and concerns from several local campaigns including: Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) – DC’s Paid Sick Days for All, UFCW’s OUR Wal-Mart campaign, Housing for All’s Campaign to demand that DC Council budget for affordable housing, the Amalgamated Transit Union’s Campaign to support Circulator drivers, and Empower DC’s Childcare for All efforts.rn

rn

rn rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rnWRB_2012_061.jpgrn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rn

rnThe Expert Panel featured experts from the DC Labor Project for Working Families, Wider Opportunities for Women, the Employment Justice Center, and ROC-United.  rn

rn

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.