Articles tagged: Workers Rights
Facing managerial hostility, Georgetown’s facilities workers reveal deteriorating work environment
Many long-time facilities workers consider the last year one of the worst for labor relations in recent memory.
Despite the negatives, D.C.’s restaurant industry needs Initiative 82
The newly passed Initiative 82 will help build a better restaurant industry, but it must tear the industry down to its foundations first.
Georgetown Coalition for Workers’ Rights holds teach-in
The Georgetown Coalition for Workers’ Rights held a teach-in for the community about issues affecting Georgetown campus workers on March 21.
Georgetown is breaching its own contract to treat workers with dignity
Georgetown must listen to workers' demands for better conditions and actually uphold its Just Employment Policy.
Red Square Exhibit Addresses Violence Toward Farmworkers
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) presented an exhibit entitled “Harvest without Violence” in Red Square on Oct. 23 to call attention to the issue of sexual violence in the... Read more
Remove Power Design from D.C. Apprenticeship Program
The D.C. attorney general’s office recently filed a lawsuit against Power Design, a Florida-based electrical contractor. The lawsuit alleges that Power Design, known for its work on D.C. buildings, is... Read more