Fighting Wage Suppression for Childcare Workers on Au Pair Visas: Beltran, et al v. Interexchange, Inc., et al
Towards Justice attacks systemic injustices that undermine the bargaining power and working conditions of marginalized workers. In 2014, Towards Justice filed a case on behalf of a nationwide class of tens of thousands of childcare workers who worked in the U.S. on J-1 au pair visas.
Redefining Work for Caretakers: Bagoue v. Developmental Pathways
Towards Justice represents a proposed class of caretakers employed at group homes for people with disabilities who were allegedly denied pay for all hours worked and routinely denied overtime pay.
Recovering Wages for All Hours Worked: Avendano et. al v. Averus Inc. and Michael Shank
Towards Justice represented a group of workers dedicated to cleaning commercial kitchen exhaust hoods who were dramatically underpaid for their hours worked.
Fighting Systemic Wage Theft and Discrimination: Solis v. The Circle Group
Workers at SkyHouse Denver filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of construction workers nationwide alleging a pattern of wage theft and discrimination at construction sites around the country.
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.
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
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.