Category Archive: campaign

Understaffed and Overworked at the Catholic Health System

A supplement to our earlier report, “Breaking Faith,”  This new report “Understaffed and Overworked” includes first hand reports by whistle blowers, RNs, CNAs and housekeepers, documenting the looming crisis for patients and employees and Catholic Health. Follow this link to read …

MAY DAY! MAY DAY! Party for the Movements

 

The Fight for $15 Continues

Fast food workers in Buffalo are joining thousands of workers in over 100 cities across thePhoto by Christopher Dilts
United States to demand an industry-wide $15 per hour wage and recognition of a union without corporate retaliation.

Community First Alliance to Host April 26th Teach-In

The Community First Alliance will host its second in a series of teach-ins about how a Community Benefits Agreement can ensure that the development at the Medical Campus puts people and neighborhoods first. Ahead of the Community First Alliance’s launch …

Community Benefits Agreements Forum

Community Benefits Agreements Forum Merriweather Library, Jefferson and East Utica                                                             …

Breaking Faith: How Catholic Health Officials Abandon Catholic Social Teachings

The people working within the Catholic Health (CH) of the Diocese of Buffalo for decades sought the justice lifted up by the world’s Bishops in 1971. Beginning with initial organizing efforts in the 1980’s, employees have faced a veritable wall of unethical, sometimes illegal, …

Rally to Save Our WNY Children’s Psychiatric Center

The WNY Children’s Psych Center Coalition needs your help this Tuesday, September 1st. The NYS Office of Mental Health has scheduled public forums for comments regarding their proposal to close the WNY CPC and merge it into the Strozzi Bldg. …

PRICE RITE IS WRONG

Price Rite is a low wage, low road employer. In Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, and elsewhere.  Its workers deserve a better. Joining together, we can and we will: help every hard-working Price Rite employee earn more, including benefits and …

BIG WIN: Wage board says YES to $15!

Just moments ago, the New York wage board recommended raising fast-food pay in ALL of New York State to $15 an hour. Your work, your voice made this happen. Take a minute and tell the world: WE ARE WINNING by …

Wage Board Watch Party – it’s back on!

The Fast Food Wage Board meeting is back on! The Wage Board is expected to make an announcement this July 22 on pay for fast food workers in New York State. This will be a historic moment in the Fight for $15 …