Key Testimony Clips on Wage Theft

stopwagetheftWe’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 theft action.

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Ari Weisbard, Advocacy Manager, D.C. Employment Justice Center:

Nikki Lewis, Executive Director, D.C. Jobs with Justice:

Yvonne, Wage Theft Victim:

Eugene, Wage Theft Victim:

Solange, Wage Theft Victim:

Howard, Wage Theft Victim:

DOES Director Lisa Mallory Announces Detailing of Two Additional Staff to Office of Wage Hour:

Back and forth between Councilmember Marion Barry and Director Lisa Mallory and Office of Wage-Hour Director Pam Banks about wage theft:


  1. […] (See all the key testimony clips in one place here.) As he opened the hearing, Councilmember Barry emphasized his support for victims of wage theft. “We need to increase the liability of those who steal our money, who steal workers’ money,” Barry told the packed chamber. […]