What would you do if your boss slipped $50 out of your wallet every week?

For many low-wage workers, it’s not a hypothetical question. Businesses routinely refuse to pay the correct hourly wage, dodge taxes by misclassifying workers, refuse to pay workers earned overtime, and make employees work “off the clock.” More than 2 out of 3 low-wage workers experienced at least one type of wage theft in the previous…

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Fair Budget Coalition Gets Mayor Gray’s Attention

EJC staff and several other members of DC’s Fair Budget Coalition showed up at Mayor Gray’s press conference today and grabbed the Mayor’s attention for an impromptu discussion of the needs of DC’s lower income residents. We pushed him to invest in programs and policies that help people afford to live in their community, protect…

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