Event on March 4 – State policies to fight child labor

In the past year, there has been an upsurge of child labor not seen in nearly a century, with teenagers as young as 13 and 14 working in meatpacking plants, car part factories, as roofers on construction sites, and more. Hosted by the NYU Wagner Labor Initiative and the Economic Policy Institute/EARN Network, and moderated … Continued

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December Newsletter – Year in Review

Baja para ver la versión en español. Intro It’s been a busy year here at Towards Justice. We’ve been supporting workers across the country to challenge stay-or-pay contracts, workplace surveillance and automated management of workers, and the scourge of forced labor. Before we head into the new year, we wanted to highlight some of our … Continued

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Save the Date – Feb 2 – Lawyering for Economic Justice Summit

When: Friday, February 2, 2024 Time: 9am – 5pm Where: CU Law School What: Colorado’s 2nd Lawyering for Economic Justice Summit will be a one-day event, offering 6 CLE credits (1 ethics). It will bring together law students and legal practitioners from a range of practice areas that seek to advance economic equity and justice in Colorado.  Background … Continued

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Press Release: Pilots Reach Settlement with Frontier Airlines Over Lactation and Pregnancy Policies

DENVER – Five pilots have reached a settlement with Frontier Airlines resolving EEOC charges filed in May 2018 and a lawsuit filed in December 2019 alleging that the company discriminates against pregnant and lactating employees. As part of the settlement, which does not admit any liability, Frontier Airlines has agreed to several policy changes that … Continued

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November Newsletter | J-1 Visa Explainer

Last month, we filed a class action suit alleging that the St. Regis Hotel in Aspen, CO had manipulated the J-1 intern visa program to exploit immigrant workers and lock them into low-wage work with poor working conditions. If you aren’t caught up with this story, the J-1 visa internship program is supposed to be … Continued

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October Newsletter | Stay-Or-Pay Contracts

We have new developments for you in Towards Justice’s continued fight to help workers across the country take on predatory stay-or-pay contracts — coercive contract terms that corporations exploit to keep workers trapped in their jobs and shift the costs of doing business onto workers. Following cases we’ve filed on behalf of PetsMart workers, immigrant … Continued

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Press Release: J-1 Worker Brings Class Action Alleging Misuse of Internship Program by St. Regis Hotel in Aspen

Aspen, CO — On Friday, a former employee of the St. Regis Hotel in Aspen, Colorado brought a proposed class action alleging that the luxury hotel had manipulated the J-1 internship program to exploit him and dozens of other former interns. Daniel Esteban Camas López, represented by attorneys at Towards Justice, alleges that the hotel … Continued

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Press Release: Towards Justice Announces Wage Justice Champions and First-Of-Its-Kind Collaboration Ahead of Annual Event

Denver, CO — Towards Justice is awarding two leaders with its 2023 Wage Justice Champion recognition: Kathy White, Executive Director of the Colorado Fiscal Institute and Laura Wolf, Partner at Spark Justice Law and is announcing a new partnership with Centro Humanitario ahead of its annual “Just Wages” event on October 19. For decades, Kathy … Continued

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