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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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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Towards Justice September Newsletter – Labor Day

Happy Labor Day from all of us here at Towards Justice. Today we celebrate our accomplishments alongside workers, while acknowledging workers’ ongoing fight to build power and level the playing field. We face persistent structural inequities that disproportionately disadvantage people of color, threaten our planet, and strip us of our most fundamental rights. But Labor … Continued

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Towards Justice August Newsletter – Work Surveillance

  This month, we’re very excited to introduce a Spanish translation of our newsletter for the first time! Scroll down to see the Spanish version. We’ll be including translations in our newsletters going forward. Enjoy! ¡Este mes, estamos muy emocionados de presentar una versión en español de nuestro boletín mensual por primera vez! Baja para ver la versión en … Continued

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Towards Justice July Newsletter | TRAPs

Top News We’ve been busy supporting workers across the country to challenge stay-or-pay contracts that keep workers trapped in their jobs, workplace surveillance and automated management of workers, and the scourge of forced labor. Last month, we brought a new lawsuit against tech bootcamp Smoothstack for locking our client into illegal TRAPs. A type of … Continued

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Towards Justice June Newsletter | Amazon Lawsuit

We sued Amazon (again!). Last month, we filed a class-action lawsuit against Amazon for its failure to provide reasonable access to the bathroom, violating Colorado’s labor laws and creating an illegal disparate impact on people with typically female anatomy. Click here to view the entire newsletter. In a complaint filed in Colorado, three Amazon delivery drivers … Continued

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E-Newsletter: Supply Chain Workers Fighting for Workplace Dignity amid Systemic Racism and Injustice

Protecting Supply Chain Workers, Their Families and Communities Dear Friends, We are writing to you to let you know about a lawsuit that Towards Justice, with our colleagues and collaborators from Make the Road New York, Public Justice, and Terrell Marshall, filed on behalf of several courageous Amazon workers and their family members in federal court … Continued

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E-Newsletter: Protecting Essential Food Supply Workers

Protecting Essential Food Supply Workers Dear Friends, This is the first of these emails that you’ve received from me. I joined Towards Justice almost a year ago, and I’m so grateful for the chance to be a part of this team fighting for workers during this deeply challenging time. Yesterday, Towards Justice, in collaboration with Public … Continued

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E-Newsletter: Responding to COVID-19

Responding to COVID-19 Dear Friends, When he was imprisoned in the Birmingham Jail, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observed that human beings “are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.” The ties of this network are more visible during the COVID-19 crisis than they have been in decades. … Continued

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