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Stories From The Front Lines

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...

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New Employees on the Block

Heather and Aaron Pensive Here at EJC we have been fortunate to get a lot of fresh talent to join the team. We have enjoyed getting to know them as we continue to pursue EJC’s mission promoting workplace justice. Considering how much we've enjoyed getting to know...

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Reflections on an Exciting Summer

Citlalli     The Employment Justice Center (EJC) is unique in that it combines policy advocacy and community organizing efforts with legal services to protect worker’s rights and secure workplace justice. As part of my Summer Fellowship at EJC I not only had the opportunity to develop my legal...

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DC Council Passes Wage Theft Prevention Act

Worker Activist and Organizers strike a pose for peace and solidarity.

Worker Activist and Organizers strike a pose for peace and solidarity.

Monday, the DC Wage Theft Coalition celebrated a major victory with the unanimous passage of the Wage Theft Prevention Act by the DC...

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Celebrating Worker Victories with an Eye towards the Future

Celebrating Worker Victories with an Eye towards the Future

Worker activist Dalia Catalan celebrates the raise in the minimum wage and paid sick days for DC workers. Worker activist Dalia Catalan celebrates the raise in the minimum wage and paid sick days for...

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Meet EJC's Summer 2014 Law Clerks!

ochoaCitlalli Ochoa is a rising second year law student at University of California, Irvine School of Law. Citlalli is interested in pursuing a career in international humanitarian law and hopes to focus on employment issues. Prior to law school, Citlalli worked with the Economic Policy team...

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