This brief and webinar series was done in partnership with the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO). It highlights promising practices and innovative ideas for implementing and enforcing labor standards. The briefs and corresponding webinars provide examples of how to successfully leverage partnerships between agencies, community-based organizations, and the private bar as well as insights for advocates seeking to improve the legislative tools available to enforce laws.
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) hosted a webinar, Enforcing Labor Standards in a Recession: An Opportunity to Support Workers Who Risk Their Lives, on September 30, 2020 discussing the results of a national study on labor standards violations during the Great Recession of 2007-2009.
This end of year webinar will provide agencies and advocates a review of 2019 victories in the movement for Paid Sick Days, discuss challenges and opportunities with implementation and enforcement, and look ahead to successes and potential threats in the coming year.
Good legislation is only symbolic if it's not properly implemented and robustly enforced. Our Labor Standards Enforcement Toolbox provides examples of how to successfully leverage partnerships between agencies, CBOs, and the private bar.
This brief is the third tool in our Labor Standards Enforcement Toolbox. This brief includes strategies for collecting and getting money in workers' pockets once the agency determines they're owed wages.
This brief is the second tool in our Labor Standards Enforcement Toolbox. The brief addresses the nuts and bolts of enforcement and offers strategies for ensuring the biggest impact given an agency’s resources.