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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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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Press Release: Towards Justice Responds to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Employer-Driven Debt Report

Denver, Colorado – Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a critical report following a yearlong investigation into employer-driven debt, which has proliferated across the labor market as employers seek to use debt and credit products to keep workers trapped in their jobs and shift business costs onto workers. The Bureau’s report highlights … Continued

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ICYMI: Towards Justice Calls on White House

ICYMI: Towards Justice Calls on White House, Releases Explainer Video Tackling Worker Surveillance Denver, Colorado – Worker surveillance has become one of the most pressing issues facing workers today, as corporations exploit technological advances to vastly expand their surveillance and control over workers. Earlier this month, Towards Justice called on the White House to create … 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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Press Release: Towards Justice Calls on White House to Address Worker Surveillance

Denver, Colorado – On Wednesday, Towards Justice called on the White House to create a coordinated response to corporate surveillance and automated manipulation of workers across the country. Towards Justice’s comments highlight several of its cases challenging such abuses. This includes litigation against Amazon under wage and hour and discrimination laws related to its use of workplace surveillance and … Continued

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