Low-Wage Worker Legal Network

The Low-Wage Worker Legal Network (LWWLN) brings together low-wage worker advocates from legal organizations across the country to push for policies that better protect low-wage, immigrant and temporary workers in the U.S. Since it was formed in 2004, the Network has grown to include 796 advocates in 40 states, the District of Columbia and Mexico.

The primary goals of the LWWLN are to facilitate joint training,  spark coordinated policy advocacy and to host a very active listserv. About once a month, Network members are invited to participate in a national zoom meeting to discuss a particular issue that arises in the representation of and advocacy on behalf of low-wage workers. Recognized experts in the field are enlisted to lead each training call.

The training calls also connect Network members who are interested in taking action to address the issues that are discussed. Through independent working groups, the energy and expertise contained within the Network can be channeled into concrete policy advocacy around pressing problems for low-wage workers.

We also host "Office Hours" once a month, where an experienced advocate hosts an hour-long conversation, answers questions, gives guidance and shares stories in an informal setting.

Membership

Membership in the Network is free and open to low-wage worker advocates across the country. If you are interested in becoming a member, contact us.  The only requirement for membership is that you exclusively advocate for workers in low-wage jobs, and do not ever represent employers.

Benefits

As a service to members of the Network, NWJP curates a series of resources containing resources on a variety of subjects, including substantive law as well as non-litigation strategies for strengthening protection of workers' rights.

 

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