Economy & Jobs

Position Opening: Campus Political Organizer

ISAIAH is seeking a Campus Political Organizer to work on a full time, temporary basis from
May 1 through November 30, 2018. The Campus Political Organizer will work on college
campuses to organize teams around critical issues such universal healthcare, immigration reform,
just solution to climate change, and/or tuition free public colleges and student debt forgiveness.
The Campus Political Organizer will also work to register and turnout students to vote and
engage in the political process.

To read the job description, click here.

Faith Leaders Win Historic Victory in Saint Paul: Paid Sick Days for Every Worker

Hundreds of ISAIAH leaders from more than 25 congregations led the charge, calling for an Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) ordinance that would enable all workers the ability to take the time they need to care for themselves and their families. What passed is the strongest ordinance of its kind in the country and covers all 72,000 workers in Saint Paul that currently do not have paid sick leave.

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Turning Over the Tables of Justice: A Holy Week Action on Payday Lending

On Monday, March 21, ISAIAH congregations welcomed Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray for “Turning Over the Tables of Justice, ”where he met with more than 200 ISAIAH leaders at Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis about the national scourge of payday lending and reigning it in here in Minnesota.

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Minimum Wage Bill Victory

On April 14th, we celebrated the signing of the Minimum Wage Bill by Gov. Mark Dayton.  “Minnesotans who work full-time should be able to earn enough money to lift their families out of poverty” said Dayton, surrounded by legislators, labor and community leaders at a ceremonial bill signing in the State Capitol rotunda. “Raising the minimum wage to $9.50, and indexing it to inflation, will improve the lives of over 325,000 hard-working Minnesotans.”

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Clergy Stand in Solidarity With Striking Wal-Mart Worker to Call on Lawmakers to End Poverty Wages in Minnesota

St. Paul – This morning 8 clergy joined 15 people from labor and community groups for a press conference at the Brooklyn Center Wal-Mart to call on lawmakers and big corporations to end poverty wages and improve working conditions for Minnesotans.

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