FREE LEGAL CONSULTATIONS WITH IMMIGRATION AND LABOR LAWYERS
And Worker’s Rights Information
October 24, 2015
Quite a few improvements to working conditions for caregivers and other low-wage workers have been won over the last few years, some of these areincreases in the minimum wage, over-time pay, personal time off, and improved ways for collecting wages that you have been cheated out of (wage theft).
Come to a know your rights presentation to learn more, Saturday, October 24 at 10am, at the Asian Resource Center (ARC), 310 – 8th St., Oakland Chinatown (corner of 8th and Harrison Streets). ARC is walking distance (3 to 4 blocks) from the 12th St. and Lake Merritt BART stations.
At 10:30am Jannah Manansala, labor lawyer and, labor policy and law professor at Cal State East Bay, will share workers rights information. “California is often considered a pioneer in the area of workers’ rights. The recent increased protections are important for California workers and businesses. When workers are protected, California thrives.”
You can also get a FREE 25-min individual consultation with an immigration or employment lawyer. Those interested in an appointment with a labor or immigration lawyer are required to reserve a slot in advance by calling Judith at 510-465-9876.
The pro bono lawyers are able to accommodate English, Spanish and Tagalog speakers. If you need a different language please bring someone to interpret for you.
Filipino Advocates for Justice (FAJ), the California Domestic Worker Coalition (CDWC) and Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA) are the co-hosts. Food will be available.