AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Honored at EJC’s 2015 Labor Day Breakfast

On September 22, the EJC  celebrated the hard work of our volunteers, staff, Board of Directors, and supporters, in our 15th annual Labor Day Breakfast. The EJC was honored to have AFL-CIO President and long-time fighter for workers’ rights Richard Trumka was there to receive the EJC’s 2015 Champion of Justice Award. In a keynote address,…

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“We are Standing at the Crossroads of History” – MacArthur Genius Recipient Ai-jen Poo Speaks at EJC’s 2014 Labor Day Breakfast

This past Friday saw the completion of the EJC’s annual Labor Day Breakfast. The event is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year, and is known around the region for including featuring a prominent keynote speaker from the labor and workplace justice community. In 2013, Restaurant Opportunity Commission co-founder Saru Jayaraman gave a passionate speech about the importance…

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EJC’s Amazing June Wins for Workers

June was the biggest month yet for EJC victories. Here’s a glimpse at all we’ve accomplished with your help this month. DC Council Acts to Prevent Wage Theft Last Wednesday, DC workers scored some major victories when the DC Council passed the Wage Theft Prevention Act as part of this year’s District budget. For years,…

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Join us September 21st at our Labor Day Breakfast!

On Labor Day 2012, the D.C. Employment Justice Center will celebrate 12 years of successful advocacy on behalf of working people and we are inviting you to come help us celebrate!  We hope you will join us on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 8:00 to 9:30 am, at the Capital Hilton Hotel, 1001 16th St…

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