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U.S. Supreme Court Allows Representative Statistical Evidence in Wage-and-Hour Case

Workers trim beef at the Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Dakota City, Neb. Photo KEITH MYERS/The Kansas City Star

Workers trim beef at the Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Dakota City, Neb. Photo KEITH MYERS/The Kansas City Star

As an organization that advises and represents low-income workers, many...

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EJC Campaign Coordinator Aaron Goggans Testifies Before D.C. Council on Increasing Unemployment Benefits

Last week the EJC joined with several other labor and community partners to urge the D.C. Council to increase the maximum weekly benefit amount that D.C.'s unemployed workers can receive. The current amount, $359 per week, ranks 38th out of all states and D.C. in providing enough to live on, yet D.C. is the fifth most...

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