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House Bill 758 would allow courts to garnish up to 25% of a defendant’s gross earnings to pay for court costs and fines.  This would be a deeply counterproductive measure.  Community Legal...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Employment Unit attorney Michael Hollander on May 5, 2015 at the Pennsylvania Senate Labor and Industry Committee Hearing on Raising the Minimum Wage....
Updated August 14, 2015 All Philadelphia workers are entitled to earned sick leave. Workers at large chains and companies with at least 10 employees qualify to be paid for sick and family leave...
Wage theft is the practice of underpaying or failing to pay workers money that they are legally owed.  Wage theft comes in many forms—some employers misclassify their workersand fail to pay them...
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...
Domestic workers are nannies, caregivers for the elderly, and housekeepers. They provide invaluable services caring for families and maintaining households so that others can leave the house to work...
CLS Attorney Nadia Hewka delivered the following testimony on May 8, 2014 before the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee: Thank you for inviting me to address you on this important...
On May 1, 2014, CLS Attorney Nadia Hewka spoke at a Philadelphia City Council briefing on the importance of a living wage for all airport workers, including those who work for subcontractors. Below...
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 work. To be paid at least $7.25 per...