Report: Legal Remedies and Limitations on the Employment of People with Criminal Records in Pennsylvania

Download the full report   Like most Americans, ex-offenders need to be employed to support themselves and their families.  Moreover, participation in the labor economy is central to most of our identities; our jobs play a major role in defining who we are.  In short, employment is a linchpin to the successful rehabilitation of ex-offenders…

Immigrant Workers Have Rights!

Immigrant workers have rights! Know your rights and enforce them! No matter what your immigration status is, these rights apply to all!   Wages – you have the right to be paid for all of your work! You have the right to be paid for all of the hours that you work or are required to be at…

Summary Offenses in Pennsylvania

Learn more about expungements in general. Learn more about finding work with a criminal record WHAT IS A SUMMARY OFFENSE? A summary offense is the most minor type of criminal offense in Pennsylvania, and is often called a “non-traffic citation.” Summary offenses can include disorderly conduct, loitering, harassment, and low-level retail theft, among others. A…