Meet the foundations that support our work

The Employment Justice Center receives no government funding for the important work that we do. Instead, we rely on individual donors and private foundations to ensure we can provide critical legal services to low-wage workers, fight for laws that protect the right to workplace justice, and develop worker activists as leaders in the fight for…

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Why We Need The Wage Theft Prevention Act

Last year, the District of Columbia received an F grade on a national report of wage theft laws throughout the United States. It is far too easy for employers in DC to commit wage theft – to refuse to pay all or part of a worker’s regular wages or overtime. And it is far too…

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Second Employment Justice Organizer, Emma Cleveland, Joins EJC

For the past six months I have been collaborating on the Paid Sick Days and Minimum Wage campaigns as a worker organizer and today I came on board at the Employment Justice Center. It’s really exciting after those two big wins to get to be involved in making sure that these laws touch people’s lives…

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