Worker Activist Bruno Avila Honored by the Washington Peace Center

Tonight, the Washington Peace Center will host their tenth annual Activist Awards Grassroots Gala, to celebrate all DC activists’ hard work and successes over the past year. The EJC is proud that workers’ committee member Bruno Avila will be honored at this year’s Grassroots Gala with the “Power to the People” award for his hard…

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Remembering Monsignor Oscar Romero

  During my trip to El Salvador this week, I visited the Memorial Wall in Parque Cuscatlan, a huge monument with 30,000 names of those killed or “disappeared” during the 1980-1992 Civil War in El Salvador. A few weeks after the annual “Day of the Dead“, the Wall was still decorated with dried flowers, handwritten…

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Pregnancy Discrimination Case Heard by Supreme Court

        by Aamir Mansoor, JD, EJC Law Clerk This week, the Supreme Court heard a case involving an issue that affects countless workers in D.C. and across the nation.  The case asks important questions like: What workplace accommodations do pregnant workers have a right to?  And, what constitutes pregnancy discrimination in the…

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