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A Victory Against Wage Theft and For Class Actions in Braun v. Walmart

photo credit: WisconsinJobsNow via photopin cc By Victoria NiManaging Attorney In a significant victory for workers who’ve suffered wage theft, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court yesterday upheld an almost $188 million jury verdict against retail behemoth Walmart for failing to pay a class of employees for…

Help Public Justice Make an Impact

  Public Justice is spotlighting two of its programs this December: our ongoing campaign in defense of the right of everyone to have their day in court when they have been harmed and our litigation holding school districts that fail to stop pervasive bullying in their schools accountable. A2J…

Black Friday: At What Cost to Workers?

By Victoria W. NiManaging Attorney photo credit: Jobs With Justice via photopin cc This Friday—Black Friday—marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. On the minds of retailers and shoppers alike is this question: “How low can you go?” Retailers want to know how…

Mining Company Must Pay for West Virginia Water Pollution

Public Justice settlement could lead to stricter federal regulation of “minefills” A U.S. District Court judge has approved a settlement between environmental activists represented by Public Justice, and Coresco, Inc. that could influence federal regulators preparing to make effective rules on the disposal of coal…