On Friday, Mayor Gray signed the Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2014. Click here to see the bill or here for a marked up version of the DC Code that shows the changes that will be made once the legislation goes into effect in late...Read More
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Imagine you or your child gets sick and must go to the doctor, but you can’t afford to take the day off because if you lose your pay, you won't be able to pay your rent or other bills. What would you do?
Fortunately, because of the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act,...Read More
This story was written by intern Suzy Jivotovski after an interview with a worker who successfully recovered her wages, and has asked to remain anonymous. I worked for a contracting company doing cleaning work for a hotel in the spring of 2014. I, along with several other women, were told we would be paid $15.95/hr and...Read More