Earlier, this month long time New York Times labor reporter and Payday Senior Labor Reporter Mike Elk sat down with Rose Augilar of the local NPR affiliate KALW to to talk about the struggles of the labor press.
Help Us Reach Our Summer Fundraising Goal of $10,000. So far, 153 people have donated $7,165. Join them. Donate Here! This week, the NLRB announced that…
On it way to Canton, Mississippi to cover the historic union election at Nissan, Payday Report’s car “The Judge Hanson” blew out a tire. Due to the generous donations of our readers, we were able to get it fixed and back on the road.
Using the donations of our readers, Payday takes a trip to Costco to stock up on 4th of July supplies. While driving around town listening to jazz, Payday Senior Labor Reporter Mike Elk also talks about the long term plan of Payday.
This past winter, we asked our readers to help us raise $5,000 and instead we raised $6,000. Those donations helped us be on-the-ground to cover some of the most important political moments in the South. Now, we are hoping to raise $10,000 to do even more.
This Friday June 9, join Payday Report in Chicago for a special #OrganizeTheSouth party at the People’s Summit. The party will be held Friday night starting at 8 PM at Motor Row Brewing (three blocks from the People’s Summit convention site).
As a result of the generous sponsorship of Good Jobs Nation & Union Connect App, Payday was able to book the entire second floor of Motor Row Brewing.
On Tuesday, June 6th, The Washington-Baltimore News Guild is proud to support and announce an Organizing Event and Happy Hour Fundraiser for our member & friend in the struggle for Labor Rights, Payday Senior Labor Reporter, Mike Elk who will be a host a discussion of our struggle to #OrganizeTheSouth.
Since buying the car in March, we have traveled over 7,000 miles covering the movement to #OrganizeTheSouth.
#BossTalk aims to be a lot like the show Car Talk. However, instead of teaching you to how to fix your car, we teach you how to fix your boss. Each week, #BossTalk aims to explore ways in which workers can use labor law to fight back against the boss.
Payday is hitting the road to get into the trenches of the fight to Organize the South. Donate to help us cover gas, food, and lodging on the road.
In our industry, we are encouraged not to take long lunches nor show up to rallies, but on May 3rd, let’s do both. Let’s give the cameras a sight for the ages: hundreds of journalists marching on the White House arm in arm for the cause of press freedom.
Let’s call on journalists from around the world to take to the streets to show Trump that we will not be divided. Let’s call on our readers and our allies in organized labor to march with us and show us that the public has media worker’s backs in covering Trump accurately.
After only six months of organizing, we already have 114 monthly dues-paying readers contributing an average of $8.15 per month for a total $926 per month. At our current rate of growth, our one-and-a-half person operation will be fully sustainable within 12 months without any grant money. Having $5,000 will allow us to get through to the summer and apply for major grants.