Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan welcomes Brazilian trade unionists

March 21, 2013 in Top Stories

By Artaymis Ma’at

Contributing Writer

Brazilian trade unionists were welcomed at a reception hosted by Congressman Bennie Thompson at Rosemont Missionary Baptist Church in support of the Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan (MAFFAN), held Sunday night, March 17, 2013. Pastor Jimmie L. Edwards opened the meeting with a warm welcome….

Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan brings Danny Glover to town

January 31, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa

Editor

Danny Glover came to town Tuesday night, Jan. 29, 2013, to join with the Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan (MAFFAN), the Mississippi Student Justice Alliance (MSJA) along with political, religious and community leaders from across the state.

The objective announced was to “build a growing coalition of Nissan workers and religious, civic, student and community groups to expand Nissan workers’ rights onto a global audience.”….

Union eyed at Canton’s Nissan plant

June 8, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News

CANTON – (AP) Elected officials and Nissan workers gathered in Canton over the weekend to discuss what it would take to establish a labor union at the plant. The Clarion-Ledger […]