Post Tagged with: "justice"

7,500 Fired New Orleans Teachers Fight for Justice

Attorney Willie Zanders filed a petition in October 2014 for the U.S. Supreme Court to review Louisiana Supreme Courts decision not in favor of the wrongful termination of all 7,500 Orleans Parish public school employees nearly ten years ago. The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled 5-2 against the public school employees stating that the employee’s rights were not violated and the […]

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Statement from the AFL-CIO Executive Council: A Call for Social and Economic Justice for Communities of Color

The labor movement gains its strength from our common belief that all people have intrinsic value and deserve dignity as their birthright, and that people of every race, religion, color and sexual orientation deserve access to the “American Dream.” This dream of equality, fairness, and opportunity — the dream of raising a family, of having a home, and making a […]

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