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Press Release Archive

November 10, 2010

What Faith Groups Should Ask the Red Cross Before Sponsoring a Blood Drive
Interfaith Worker Justice Releases Guide for Congregations: 10 Questions to Ask Red Cross Regarding Blood Safety, Workers' Rights

July 15, 2008

Wage and Hour Protections
House Labor Committee to Hold Hearing on Government’s Failure to Enforce Wage and Hour Protections GAO to Announce Results of Investigations into Enforcement Efforts by the Department of Labor

April 9, 2008

Sanitation Worker Justice Body Forms
Religious Leaders Gather in Memphis to Announce the Formation of Worker Justice Committee on 40th Anniversary of MLK's Death

October 10, 2007

Saying “No” to “No Match”
Religious Leaders and Labor Organizations to Hold Public Hearing to Challenge SSA on “No-Match” Dragnet

February 13, 2006

Contractors in New Orleans Allowed to Violate Worker Safety Standards
The Bush administration continues to allow egregious violations of workers' health and safety standards in the Gulf Coast generally and specifically in seven parishes in and around New Orleans.

January 11, 2006

Labor Standards and Oversight Lacking in Gulf Coast Rebuilding
Billions of dollars continue to be spent in a piece-meal approach to Gulf Coast clean up and reconstruction without any plan for comprehensive rebuilding and oversight. Nearly 250 hurricane-related bills were introduced in Congress while a patchwork of committees and subcommittees of the U.S. House and Senate continue to convene public hearings on various aspects of recovery.