Fighting Injustice in Guest-Worker Programs: Douglas et. al v. Yellowstone Club Operations, LLC; and Hospitality Staffing Solutions LLC:
Several of Towards Justice’s cases focus on systemic injustices in nonimmigrant guestworker programs where visas indenture workers to specific employers that far too frequently exploit their employees and defraud them with false promises of the American Dream.
Empowering Workers to Recover Earned Wages: Miles v. Ella Bliss Beauty Bar
Representing manicurist Lisa Miles, Towards Justice and co-counsel filed a class action lawsuit in Federal Court alleging that Ella Bliss Beauty Bar systematically stole employees’ wages in blatant violation of state and federal law.
Empowering Temp. Staffing Agency Workers to Recover Stolen Wages: Valverde v. Xclusive Staffing, Inc. et al
Towards Justice represents a proposed class of temporary workers employed by one of Colorado’s largest staffing companies, XClusive Staffing.
Combatting Wage Suppression in the Sheep Ranching Industry: Llacua et al. v. Western Range Association et al
Towards Justice attacks impediments to competitive labor markets that should allow workers, including the most marginalized and underpaid, to shop between employers for a better deal.
Clarifying Workplace Relationships in the Gig Economy: Shockley v. GoBrands, Inc.
Towards Justice represents Austin Shockley and a proposed class of delivery drivers working across the country for the online convenience store goPuff
Calling on the Government to Protect Marginalized Shepherds: Hispanic Affairs Project v. Perez
Towards Justice fights for justice for marginalized workers. We represent current and former shepherds, who until recently made only $2 or $3 an hour, alleging that the Federal Government has failed in its duty to protect workers and prevent wage stagnation in the sheep ranching industry.
Combating Systemic Minimum Wage Violations for Nevada Shepherds: Cántaro et. al v. Western Range Association et. al
Towards Justice represents a proposed class of shepherds alleging systematic violation of the Nevada minimum wage by paying shepherds as little as two dollars an hour.