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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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May Day Kick-off!

blog pic Happy May Day! On April 30, 2014, EJC kicked off the spring with our first annual May Day event. As many of you know, May 1 was International Worker’s Day, and we celebrated the international labor movement by hosting a community briefing on the “Wage...

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Victory for EJC’s Wage Theft Collections Program

sweet mango pic With the assistance of the EJC’s litigation team, George Coleman settled his wage theft claims against his former employer, Sweet Mango Café on November 30, 2012. Yet, it wasn’t long before the owners of Sweet Mango Café broke the agreement and stopped paying him...

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DC LaborFest

The first annual DC LaborFest is a month-long celebration of labor arts in the nation’s capital. Work, workers and their lives and issues are explored through films, plays, poetry, music, art, literature and history throughout the month of May. Events are free unless otherwise noted; click here for the complete line-up. You can help by...

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