EJC Brings Georgetown Wage Thief to Justice

In addition to our advocacy victories, EJC has also had a banner year on the legal services end of the office! This year, through our in-house litigation, referred cases, and our pro se Workers’ Rights Clinic, we have assisted clients in recovering well over $800,000 (and we are still counting!). Although we are very proud…

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DC Just Passed Great Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Days Bills. What’s in them?

Congratulations to all DC workers and to the advocates who helped push the DC Council to pass unanimously the Fair Minimum Wage Act and Earned Sick and Safe Leave Amendment Act of 2013 today without allowing the bills to be weakened by amendments. Although news reports have shared some of the highlights of the worker…

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DC Council Unanimously Supports Paid Sick Days and Raising the Minimum Wage

Yesterday the Paid Sick Days for All Campaign and Respect DC celebrated a huge victory: both the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Amendment Act and the Minimum Wage Amendment Act passed their preliminary votes unanimously. The final vote on both bills will be taking place on Decemer 17th. To ensure the bills aren’t watered down…

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