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Position Description: The Northwest Workers’ Justice Project is a non-profit legal advocacy organization in Portland, Oregon, whose mission is to defend and strengthen the workplace and organizing rights of low-wage temporary and immigrant workers in Oregon, the Pacific Northwest and … Continue reading
November 12, 2013 — Check out NWJP’s Fall 2013 Update. We’re especially excited to report to all of you who contributed to NWJP’s Tenth Anniversary Campaign that we reached our goal! Thanks to your generosity, we raised the resources to … Continue reading
Join us at NWJP’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration as we look back at our first decade and cross the finish line in our tenth anniversary fundraising campaign! The celebration is on Wednesday, October 2, from 6 to 9 pm, at the … Continue reading
June 25, 2013 – Statement of NWJP’s Executive Director Michael Dale on legislature’s enactment of HB 2977 The Oregon legislature today voted to make it harder for unscrupulous construction labor contractors to cheat workers out of the wages they’ve earned. … Continue reading
NWJP joined advocates and workers from around the country in submitting comments on a new wage rule for H-2B visa applications. The H-2B visa allows U.S. employers to hire temporary labor from out of the country for nonagricultural jobs, if … Continue reading
May 21, 2013 — Browse NWJP Spring 2013 Update to read about our recent efforts to support low-wage workers and their organizations to improve wages and working conditions. Here’s a preview of a few of the highlights: New policies to … Continue reading