Wage Theft at Capital Bikeshare?

Last week, the Washington Post reported “Capital Bikeshare possibly underpaid workers, ex-employee alleges.” Although Capital Bikeshare is a contractor with the Federal and District government and therefore likely subject to higher minimum wage as well as minimum fringe benefits requirements, Mike Debonis reported that at least one worker says they are not paying those prevailing…

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Key Testimony Clips on Wage Theft

We’ve assembled all the key footage of campaign members testifying and from the wage theft demonstration at the May 1 DOES Budget Hearing here. Whether or not you were able to attend, please email Marion Barry today to tell him you support these workers. Click here for more pictures and a recap of the wage…

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Breaking: DOES Director Announces Increase of Wage Enforcement Office Staff to 8!

In response to our advocacy by the D.C. Wage Theft Coalition, including the Employment Justice Center, DOES Director Lisa Mallory announced new plans today to increase Office of Wage-Hour Staff to eight full-time employees! Watch below: (Download Silverlight to view DC Council videos.)

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Ari Testifies About How to Stop Wage Theft in D.C.

Watch EJC Advocacy Manager Ari Weisbard testify at the May 1 DOES Budget Hearing on how to stop wage theft in D.C. Whether or not you were able to attend, please email Marion Barry today to tell him you support these workers. To learn more about yesterday’s action and the several EJC clients who testified…

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BREAKING: Workers and EJC Ask DC Council to Hold Office of Wage-Hour Accountable

At 9:45 this morning, workers, EJC, and the DC Wage Theft Coalition turned out in force at the Wilson Building. Dozens more emailed Councilmember Barry to demand an end to wage theft in DC and to hold the Office of Wage-Hour accountable for enforcing protections against wage theft. As Councilmember Barry headed into the hearing…

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Testimony of Solange Ayuk, DOES Budget Hearing

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, Solange Ayuk testified before the DC Council’s Committee on Workforce and Community Affairs about her experiences with wage theft and the Office of Wage-Hour, and asked the DC Council to hold the Office of Wage-Hour accountable for enforcing protections against wage theft. Watch Solange and learn what we need to do…

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Testimony of Eugene Thomas, DOES Budget Hearing

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, Eugene Thomas testified before the DC Council’s Committee on Workforce and Community Affairs about his experiences with wage theft and asked the DC Council to hold the Office of Wage-Hour accountable for enforcing protections against wage theft. Watch Eugene and learn what we need to do to fight wage theft. Whether…

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Testimony of Yvonne Johnson, DOES Budget Hearing

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, Yvonne Johnson testified before the DC Council’s Committee on Workforce and Community Affairs about her experiences with wage theft and the Office of Wage-Hour, and asked the DC Council to hold the Office of Wage-Hour accountable for enforcing protections against wage theft. Watch Yvonne and learn what we need to do…

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