Together, we made 2013 a great year for workers in metro DC

A message from Barbra Kavanaugh, Executive Director of the DC Employment Justice Center… The year 2013 was a great one for the EJC. I am so proud of the EJC staff and volunteers as well as the community allies, donors, and workers who have all contributed their support and hard work to fight for workplace…

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EJC Partners with Legal Aid to Assist Clients with Unemployment Compensation Cases

Clients come into the EJC’s Workers’ Rights Clinic with a variety of employment law problems, and the EJC is fortunate to be able to refer some cases to experts in various areas. Drake Hagner at Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia is one such expert we are very grateful to be able to…

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Mayor Gray Signs Paid Sick Days and Minimum Wage Bills

Mayor Vincent Gray has now signed both the Minimum Wage Amendment Act and the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Amendment Act of 2013. After 3 years of organizing, strategizing and campaigning by the Employment Justice Center and our allies, the District of Columbia will have just about the strongest minimum wage and paid sick days…

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