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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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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The glass simply needs more water: Report from the Field from Howard Mayo

Is the glass of water half empty or is it half full?  This is a tale of two communities, mine and theirs.  This is a tale of a week long journey with no expectations other than to take a global look at community issues.  High unemployment, job insecurity, high cost of living, ethnic discrimination, frayed…

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Day Two – Report from El Salvador from Yvonne Johnson

Welcome to this adventure!! I am so blessed to be going on this journey with the EJC. Everyone in El Salvador has been so friendly. Their population is about 6 million people, and 60% live in urban areas. The Salvadorans who live and work outside of the country send billions of dollars in remittances back…

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Day One – San Salvador – Report from the Field from Travis Dupree

Day one has been great! We had great conversations during the flights, primarily discussing what we wanted to get out of our visit. The airport in San Salvador was interesting and we were amused to see American fast food staples, Subway and Domino’s. Luis, our host took us on a great tour as we rode…

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We are going to get it done

When Ray Hamlet went to the DC Office of Wage and Hour to file a claim for unpaid wages, he did not expect to be given the wrong information about how much money he was owed. But that is what happened when he went to report the thousands of dollars in overtime and unpaid wages…

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Social Media and Communications Volunteer

The Employment Justice Center (EJC) is an organization aimed at protecting and promoting the rights of low-income workers in the DC metropolitan area through providing free legal advice and advocating for stronger laws to protect workers. The EJC is looking for a committed volunteer to help us maintain a strong social media presence and assist,…

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