Press Releases: 2009

Environmentalists and Workers Demand Accountability from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency

  Groups express outrage over subsidies provided to a subsidiary of Tonawanda Coke Tonawanda, NY — Members of the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York and the Coalition for Economic Justice will flood the phone lines at the ECIDA …

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Investigative Report Raises Concerns About Blood Safety at the American Red Cross

  Underscores need for new round of reforms Buffalo, NY — The WNY Workers’ Rights Board today announced the release of a report that raises concerns about donor safety and the security of the nation’s blood supply at the country’s …

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Investigative Report Raises Concerns About Blood Safety at the American Red Cross

  Underscores need for new round of reforms Washington, DC – The Jobs with Justice National Workers’ Rights Board today announced the release of a report that raises concerns about donor safety and the security of the nation’s blood supply …

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Amherst Town Board Lobbied by Business Association to Reject Worker Protections

  Coalition for Economic Justice takes stance in support of reform measures Buffalo, NY — The Coalition for Economic Justice, on behalf of the 70 plus faith, community, labor, and student organizations that belong to it, is opposed to the …

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COALITION FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE DEMANDS A PEOPLE’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY

  NYS Subsidy Programs Targeted on Anniversary of the National Bank Bailout Buffalo, NY — A large coalition of community, labor, faith, and student groups held a demonstration Thursday afternoon at the Waterfront Place Condos to call for reforms to …

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Who’s Running for the Board of Education?

  The Coalition for Economic Justice releases Voter Guides for upcoming At-Large Board of Education Elections Buffalo, NY –Approximately 10,000 people vote each election cycle for the Board of Education Board Members. The Coalition for Economic Justice wanted to provide …

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Come Meet the Board of Education Candidates

  The Coalition for Economic Justice to host Board of Education Candidates Forum What: An opportunity for the Buffalo public to interface directly with the Buffalo School Board Candidates (At-Large Seats only) and to seek insight regarding candidates plans for …

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Restore Fairness to Taxes & Hold Corporations Accountable

  Advocates echo message of President Obama Buffalo, NY — Today was the last day for New Yorkers to file their taxes. Those that filed early are anxiously awaiting their refund checks. Advocates of tax fairness and corporate accountability gathered …

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Living Wage For All Buffalo School District Workers

Living Wage For All Buffalo School District Workers Buffalo, NY — A large crowd comprised of Buffalo School District Workers, Faith Leaders, Community and University activists collected in the Board of Education office to demonstrate support for the passage of …

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Sit-In Strikers to speak at Public Forum

  Republic workers call for “Resistance and Recovery” to fix economic crisis WHAT: A public forum on “Resistance and Recovery,” featuring workers that staged and won a six-day sit-in strike at Republic Windows and Doors in Chicago. The forum will …

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