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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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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Sept. 10 – Fort Collins Community Event – Resources & Rights

Join us in Fort Collins on September 10 from Noon – 4pm Fort Collins Senior Center 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins (1) Attorney Nina DeSalvo of Towards Justice on Workplace Rights, Wage Theft, and other support for those experiencing workplace abuses; she and her colleague Renee will stay on during the resource fair to field intakes … Continued

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Workers and Faith and Civic Leaders Participated in Colorado’s 2nd Annual Interfaith Labor Seder

This year’s Honorees were Amie Baca-Oehlert, President of the Colorado Education Association & David Seligman, Executive Director of Towards Justice, for their Work as Local Champions of the Labor Movement  DENVER – Tonight, March 20th, at Colorado’s 2nd Annual Interfaith Labor Seder, local workers and leaders came together for the event to weave in the stories … Continued

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Know Your Rights!

Learn what you need to know about workplace rights in Colorado. In this free online class, we will address common situations and answer questions. Listen and participate in English or Spanish. Topics include wage theft, workplace discrimination, and ways employers make it harder to leave your job. Sponsored by Towards Justice, Alpine Legal Services, Garfield … Continued

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Liminal Legality: Immigration in the Rocky Mountain West

Join the DU Center for Immigration Policy & Research’s (CIPR) inaugural symposium where our very own Nina Disalvo will be speaking! On April 7th and 8th, the symposium will feature immigration scholars, activists, and community partners, including internationally renowned immigration scholar Cecilia Menjivar.   RSVP link: https://qfreeaccountssjc1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6yzDDyW9Kka8Hzg

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Undocuhub Know Your Workers’ Rights Presentation on Zoom

Tuesday, January 25th from 6-7pm. Registration link below. This event is free and open to the public but you must register to attend. Para registrarse, por favor haga clic en uno de los vínculos debajo. Towards Justice es un bufete de abogados sin fines de lucro que representa a los trabajadores en casos y otras … Continued

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5th Annual ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference

Towards Justice Attorney Valerie Collins will be presenting at this event on Saturday, November 13. Revisiting the Scope of “Protected” Activity In the recent past the nature of work has dramatically changed – both with respect to working conditions, e.g., working from home, as well as regarding the scope of issues that employees believe impact … Continued

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