“The Sweet Taste of Luxury and Justice”: Kulemia’s Story

Kulemia Masalla came to the Workers’ Rights Clinic in 2013 after suffering workplace discrimination. After reviewing her case back in the office, EJC staff realized she had a living wage claim (a higher wage required by a government contract) as well. EJC’s Advocacy team accompanied her to the Office of Wage and Hour and later helped…

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Thanks to EJC’s Clinic Volunteers For a Great Year So Far

As our annual Labor Day Awards Breakfast approaches, the staff of the EJC wants to give a great big THANK YOU to all our loyal intake volunteers and advising attorneys who make the EJC’s Workers’ Rights Clinics such a valuable resource to DC-area low-income workers. Intake volunteers like Tammy Craig, a legal assistant at WETA…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Cris

Meet Cris, one of EJC’s amazing veteran clinic volunteers. Hear his top 5 reasons for volunteering at EJC!

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EJC’s Workers’ Rights Clinic Featured in Washington City Paper

  Each week, the EJC holds Workers’ Rights Clinics, where low-income workers throughout the area can receive free, confidential advice from an attorney about unpaid wages, discrimination, injuries on the job, or other employment law issues. These clinics feature prominently in an article in the March 6, 2015 issue of the Washington City Paper. In the article,…

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Highlighting the EJC’s Pro Bono Program

    Every Wednesday, the EJC holds workers’ rights clinics to provide low-wage workers with walk-in legal advice on employment issues. Occasionally, the EJC is able to take on some of these cases in-house and provide full-representation to a worker. In other instances, the EJC refers some of these cases out to its pro bono…

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Exciting Changes at Clinic!

    After a brief break from clinics in August to reorganize and revamp, the EJC started September off with a brand new clinic schedule, a highly anticipated intake volunteer training, and an exciting new partnership with the Neighborhood Legal Service Program in SE. The majority of the changes concerned our SE clinic site, and…

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