By Artaymis Ma’at
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….
By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
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.”….
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 reports Congressman Bennie Thompson called a news conference Sunday to say he supports workers’ right to form a union. Employees said they approached the United […]