Let’s Take Back Our Time

Whether we’re working in factories, offices, shopping malls, or fast food chains, our jobs are stealing our lives. For some of us, the problem is long hours and heavy work loads; for others it’s the unpredictable and inflexible scheduling; and for too many of us the problem is that our pay is so low we’re… Read more »

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    Overworked–Our Jobs Are Stealing Our Lives

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    Click here to download and print the PDF of the Overworked Zine. Whether we’re working in factories, offices, shopping malls, or fast food chains, our jobs are stealing our lives. For some of us, the problem is long hours and heavy work loads; for others it’s the unpredictable and inflexible scheduling; and for too many… Read more »

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    What if We Took Back Our Time?

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    How could our lives be different if our time wasn’t monopolized by work? What would our lives be like if we could work predictable schedules, take time off to spend time with our families, stay home and rest when we are sick, and earn a decent wage that allows us to support our families? We… Read more »

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    Who We Are

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    Take Back Our Time is a campaign of Fight Back Pittsburgh, the community union of United Steelworkers Local 3657.  We’re not just fighting for good jobs for Steelworkers; we’re fighting for a better community for all of us.  But we need you to join us. You don’t have to work in a steel mill to join… Read more »

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    There’s More to Life than Work

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    We have the right to a life outside of work. We have the right to be there when our children are born, or when they’re sick. We have the right to stay home when we’re sick rather than infect our co-workers and the public. We have the right to take a day off once in… Read more »

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    Our Plan to Change Things

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    Take Back Our Time is a new project of Fight Back Pittsburgh. We want to learn how this epidemic of overwork is impacting our friends, our co-workers, and our communities and we want to make a change. We are holding bosses accountable for forcing us to work long hours, inconsistent schedules, and come to work… Read more »