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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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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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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Press Release: Workers File Class Action Under Labor and Consumer Protection Laws Against SpecialtyCare for Using Unfair Contracts To Trap Surgical Neurophysiologists Into Their Jobs

Yesterday, Towards Justice; Nichols Kaster, PLLP; and Donati Law, PLLC filed a class action suit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee against SpecialtyCare on behalf of its surgical neurophysiologists for the company’s use of unfair Training Repayment Agreement Provisions, also known as TRAPs. SpecialtyCare requires new surgical neurophysiologists to sign … Continued

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Press Release: Workers’ Rights Organizations File Suit Against Jared Polis for Backroom Deal Exempting Southwest Airlines from Following Paid Sick Leave Laws

On Monday, TWU Local 556, a union of Colorado-based flight attendants, represented by Towards Justice and Milstein Turner PLLC, filed suit against Governor Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment in state court, arguing that the administration granted an illegal backroom exemption from paid sick leave laws to Southwest Airlines through a … Continued

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