Workers' rights are human rights

Economic justice is essential for securing basic human rights, alleviating local and global poverty, and achieving a more peaceful and just world. UUSC recognizes that workers' rights are human rights and works to improve the lives of the world's most marginalized and vulnerable workers.

UUSC's Economic Justice Program develops strategic partnerships and networks, builds movements, and influences local, statewide, and national policy on workers' rights and living wages. To this effort UUSC brings staff advocacy, a faith-based activist constituency, and educational tools.

From UUSC
A group of national climate change advocacy groups and faith leaders cheered yesterday afternoon, as, within hours of delivering nearly 100,000...
From UUSC
On Thursday, December 18, climate change activists and religious leaders will deliver a petition with nearly 100,000 signatures from advocates...
From UUSC
All weekend, big box retailers are looking to you to cash in on the backs of workers and the earth.

Enjoy the spirit of holiday gift giving while making ethical choices. Head over to the Good Buy for great deals — and support UUSC’s work at the...

From UUSC

This past October, UUSC President and CEO Bill Schulz visited Rice University in Houston, Texas, to discuss the future of human rights. Watch as...

From UUSC
November 4 is Election Day. As public pressure to increase the minimum wage rises, you might have noticed that your state has added a minimum wage...
When ALEC feels threatened by Unitarian Universalists and our allies, we know we’re doing something right. Join us in calling on eBay to leave ALEC...
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Democracy shouldn't be up for auction. Tell eBay to leave ALEC.
Evan Junker
As a supporter of UUSC, you know the importance of making our voices heard when it comes to worker justice. I am writing to ask for your...

Thank eBay for ending their membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

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