MIRS: Here’s One Social Justice Group’s Legislative Wish List

The Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan unveiled their progressive social platform today on the Capitol steps, aiming at providing assistance to the impoverished working class. The coalition of non-profits is pushing for universal earned paid sick time, curbing wage theft, wage parity for tipped workers, removing employment barriers for ex-convicts, regulating corporate subsidies and

New Members Join the Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan May 16, 2017 Contact: Dessa Cosma, 231-631-4469, dessa@mieconomicjustice.org   New Members Join the Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan New organizations to add capacity to coalition fighting for Michigan families DETROIT – The Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan welcomed three new partner organizations to its coalition

Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan Calls for Better Economic Future for All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan May 1, 2017 Contact: Dessa Cosma, (231) 631-4469, dessa@mieconomicjustice.org Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan Calls for Better Economic Future for All Call is in support of May Day strikers and all workers DETROIT — Today, the Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan (EJAM) echoed the

Democrats announce legislation to ensure paid sick leave for Michigan workers

In a joint press conference between Democratic members of the state Senate and House last week discussed new legislation that would provide for additional sick leave for Michigan workers. The legislation, announced by Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint), along with Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), would allow for paid time