Centro Legal de la Raza along with the city of Oakland are working together in a lawsuit against the Quality Inn, an East Oakland hotel whose owner has refused to pay overtime wages or grant sick leave to six of their housekeepers. The attorneys representing the workers have said that the owner is in violation […]
Despite the abundance of wage theft claims filed in California, few workers ever end up collecting the back pay they are entitled. And even when workers do receive a judgement in their favor, many of them only receive up to 42% of the back wages they are owed. Wage theft cases are difficult and time […]
The Wage Justice Center affirms its proud tradition of standing up for the rights of California low-wage workers.
During this webinar, members of the California Fair Pay Collaborative will provide participants with data about the wage gap and the importance of this issue especially for low-income Californians, information about the rights workers have under California’s equal pay law, how to spot a violation of those rights, and what to do to remedy violations.
Wage Justice Center and Asian Americans Advancing Justice aid hundreds of truck drivers in winning a $5 million settlement in Southern California.
alifornia Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su reached a $190,000 settlement on behalf of three workers who were victims of wage theft.