U.S. economic inequality

Desert Southwest seminar focuses on growing problem

Conference Board of Church & Society suggests steps congregations can take toward equality. read more »

March 16, 2015

Harvesting justice

Hard work, low wages typical situation of farm workers

This holiday season let us give thanks for farm workers’ labor, not just for the blessings of abundance. read more »

by Alexandria Jones
on November 21, 2014

Why I switched to CVS

CVS did something amazing: stopped selling cigarettes

CVS made a conscious decision to sacrifice significant profits to stand for social good. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on August 15, 2014

Support Fair Minimum Wage Act

Half in Ten campaign offers resources, urges call-in during August

United Methodist Church supports efforts in U.S. Congress to raise minimum wage to living wage. read more »

August 07, 2014

‘Labor in the Pulpit’

Interfaith Worker Justice offers resources

Invite workers, union leaders, worker advocates to speak during worship Labor Day weekend. read more »

July 22, 2014

Interfaith Worker Justice Conference June 22-24

Fast-food workers raise bar on wage campaign

Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education partners to make event biggest U.S. gathering of faith leaders, worker advocates. read more »

by Kim Bobo
on May 22, 2014

2014 legislative priorities

Social justice agency announces congressional advocacy agenda

Rooted in United Methodist Social Principles, priorities include items in recent headlines, some holdovers from 2013. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 08, 2014

In pursuit of ‘living wage’

Labor, community advocates, faith communities lead adoption of $15 minimum SeaTac wage

United Methodist pastor sees idea of living wage rather than minimum wage making difference for most vulnerable. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on April 08, 2014

Don’t trap people in poverty

Demand all workers be paid living wage

President Obama signs Executive Order raising wages for federally contracted workers. read more »

by The Rev. Michael Livingston
on February 20, 2014

Walmart joins ‘Fair Food Program’

Promises to support Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ social responsibility effort

World’s largest retailer vows to help expand program beyond Florida into new crops. read more »

January 27, 2014

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