IWCC worker center members and many allies testified before the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development today for Bill H.1748, An Act to Prevent Wage Theft and Promote Employer Responsibility. We packed the room! Over 100 co-sponsors have signed onto this legislation–stay tuned for developments and action alerts!
Join IWCC and Community Labor United at 1PM on September 22 in room A-2 of the Massachusetts State House to show your support for our legislation which would hold corporations accountable for using law-breaking subcontractors as a way of avoiding responsibility.
IWCC members Fuerza Laboral of RI and Metrowest Worker Center of Framingham, MA led a series of direct actions today in conjunction with our partners Community Labor United (CLU) and the Greater Boston Labor Council to hold big developers accountable for their use of subcontractors who routinely steal their workers’ wages. Check out the article in the Melrose Free Press!