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Center for Worker Justice sees change in leadership

Earlier this week, the Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa, a prominent activist organization, announced a change in leadership. Executive Director Misty Rebik, who has been with the organization since it was founded in 2012, will be stepping down as of today, Feb. 26. CWJ works on labor rights, housing and civil rights issues […]

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Iowa City factory embroiled in wage theft dispute

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, the Iowa City Center for Worker Justice (CWJ) filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor alleging that the Iowa City RockTenn factory, located at 2561 Independence Rd., had denied wages to at least a dozen of its temporary employees. Complaints from workers include being told to show up for […]

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