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Oregon Coalition to Stop Wage Theft
Come to the education sessions on February 19 or 20 and hear Rebecca Smith from the National Employment Law Center talk about what’s being done about wage theft around the country, or visit us at the information table in the Capitol Gallery on February 17 to learn more about what we do and how you can help in the fight for workers’ rights.
According to the Oregon Center for Public Policy, $28 million in wage claims have been filed in the past 6 years. Join us in our campaign to Stop Wage Theft: facebook.com/ProtectOregonWorkers.
Position Description: The Northwest Workers’ Justice Project is a non-profit legal advocacy organization in Portland, Oregon, whose mission is to defend and strengthen the workplace and organizing rights of low-wage temporary and immigrant workers in Oregon, the Pacific Northwest and … Continue reading
November 12, 2013 — Check out NWJP’s Fall 2013 Update. We’re especially excited to report to all of you who contributed to NWJP’s Tenth Anniversary Campaign that we reached our goal! Thanks to your generosity, we raised the resources to … Continue reading
Join us at NWJP’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration as we look back at our first decade and cross the finish line in our tenth anniversary fundraising campaign! The celebration is on Wednesday, October 2, from 6 to 9 pm, at the … Continue reading
June 25, 2013 – Statement of NWJP’s Executive Director Michael Dale on legislature’s enactment of HB 2977 The Oregon legislature today voted to make it harder for unscrupulous construction labor contractors to cheat workers out of the wages they’ve earned. … Continue reading
NWJP joined advocates and workers from around the country in submitting comments on a new wage rule for H-2B visa applications. The H-2B visa allows U.S. employers to hire temporary labor from out of the country for nonagricultural jobs, if … Continue reading