In order to create a system of economic opportunity for all, we have to recognize that the experience of black women in America reveals a deep, pervasive fault line in structural racism and sexism through which women continually fall through the cracks.
New York’s vacatur statute provides advocates with an underutilized but potentially effective way of neutralizing the ongoing effects of convictions in the employment realm.
On October 19 at 12:30 p.m. EDT, Law@theMargins will host an online Webinar on the immigration consequences of criminal offenses, specifically drug ones.
We have tremendous victories to celebrate. Recently, the City of Los Angeles joined other cities throughout the country by enacting a $15 minimum wage and an innovative wage theft enforcement policy that will become a model for the country. Los Angeles County followed soon thereafter when the Board of Supervisors voted to approve a $15 minimum wage for the unincorporated areas in the county. There were similar victories throughout the…
Law@theMargins sits down with scholar-activist Premilla Nadasen to discuss women, organizing, and the untold history of black domestic workers.
Law@theMargins Editor Chaumtoli Huq and documentary filmmaker Mohammed Romel premiere a trailer for their Fall 2015 documentary , Sramik Awaaz: Workers Voices, which focuses on the organizing efforts of workers in the garment industry.
Premilla Nadasen: the history of African American household worker activism challenges the assumptions of them as an historically unorganizable workforce.
Dovie Yoana King: The legal profession itself is the least diverse profession, and this is reflected among labor lawyers. We need to change this if we are to successfully address rising levels of income inequality and employee harassment.
Join us for a Google Hangout on Aug. 12 with classics scholar Dan-el Padilla Peralta on his undocumented journey through academia and on how the shifting conception of U.S. and Dominican citizenship is having on the promise of democracy in both countries.