Join Economic Justice Coalition and the Athens Community Agenda for a Candidate Forum for the Special Election for District 2 Commissioner.
Press Release: DHS Announces Temporary Protection from Deportation for Undocumented Workers Fighting Labor Abuse
Immigrant workers can now file labor complaints with local, state, and federal labor agencies without fear that they will end up in deportation proceedings for asserting their rights in the workplace.
Hang A Sign to Show Your Support for the Brewing Union of Georgia
You’ve asked, so here it is! Print this sign and hang it in your window at your home or business to let the workers at Creature Comforts know that you’re in their corner.
Workers at Creature Comforts form The Brewing Union of Georgia
The Workers Center at the Economic Justice Coalition has been facilitating an effort to unionize a popular local brewery in Athens, GA. Workers at Creature Comforts Brewing Company, located primarily in downtown Athens, GA, are unionizing their facilities. The union will be called the Brewing Union of Georgia (BUG). On January 13, 2023, at 2:30pm, […]
Did you know? The history of the Georgia Runoff Election
What is a runoff election? Georgia state law specifies that when two candidates are running against one another in an election, one of the candidates must receive more than 50% of the vote to be declared the winner. In the November 8th election, the results were that Raphael Warnock, the Democratic candidate received 49.4% of […]
Election Protection Training: Runoff Edition
We’re gearing up for the Senate Runoff Election on December 6th and looking for more Election Protection Volunteers, particularly to offer support to the rural counties in our Northeast Georgia region. Please register below for our next Virtual Election Protection Training on Zoom: Thursday, November 17th at 6:30pm