• The EJC’s free, walk-in Workers’ Rights Clinics in NW and SE D.C. provide needed legal advice and brief services to low-wage workers who are victims of wage theft, discrimination, and other abuses.
  • Volunteers find meaningful work in all of the EJC’s programs – including serving low-wage workers at our free, walk-in Workers’ Rights Clinics; assisting workers and community allies on our issue campaigns, and supporting worker activists at community rallies and actions.
  • The EJC is a leading force on the wage theft campaign, advocating for more effective administrative processes and greater rights for workers as they fight to recover unpaid wages, as well as greater penalties for employers that commit wage theft — and publicly calling out bad actor employers for not paying their workers what they’re owed.

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Meet EJC's Summer 2014 Law Clerks!

ochoaCitlalli Ochoa is a rising second year law student at University of California, Irvine School of Law. Citlalli is interested in pursuing a career in international humanitarian law and hopes to focus on employment issues. Prior to law school, Citlalli worked with the Economic Policy team...

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May Day Kick-off!

blog pic Happy May Day! On April 30, 2014, EJC kicked off the spring with our first annual May Day event. As many of you know, May 1 was International Worker’s Day, and we celebrated the international labor movement by hosting a community briefing on the “Wage...

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Victory for EJC’s Wage Theft Collections Program

sweet mango pic With the assistance of the EJC’s litigation team, George Coleman settled his wage theft claims against his former employer, Sweet Mango Café on November 30, 2012. Yet, it wasn’t long before the owners of Sweet Mango Café broke the agreement and stopped paying him...

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