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OP-ED: Unequal justice under the law

The confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the highest court in the land will likely cement the concerted efforts by conservative activists over the recent decades to appoint a Supreme Court that will move the federal judiciary from a home for justice into an institution where individual…

Know Your Rights: COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave

In May, the D.C. Council passed a temporary expansion of the District’s Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act (ASSLA), which provides some workers additional paid sick leave during the COVID-19 emergency.

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Announces Capitol Drywall Must Pay $200K Penalty to Resolve Wage Theft Investigation

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Capitol Drywall, Inc., a Maryland construction company, will be required to pay a $200,000 penalty as part of a wage theft settlement with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Recovers $142K in Unpaid Wages for District Restaurant Workers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Matchbox Food Group, LLC, which owns and operates Matchbox restaurants, will pay more than $142,000 in unpaid wages to over 100 workers as part of a settlement with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Secures Instacart Agreement to Expand COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave for Grocery Delivery Workers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Instacart will expand its COVID-19 Extended Pay Program in order to address the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG’s) desire to expand protections for workers and protect public health.

Topics: Worker Rights

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Topics: Child Support
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AG Racine Leads Multistate Coalition to Prevent Discrimination By Publicly-Funded Government Contractors

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today co-led a coalition of eight Attorneys General supporting the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) work to fight employment discrimination by federal contractors.

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AG Racine Joins 14 States Urging Amazon And Whole Foods To Expand Paid Sick Leave For Workers During Covid-19 Emergency

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a group of 14 other Attorneys General urging Amazon and Whole Foods to expand paid sick and family leave for their employees and independent contractors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CẢNH BÁO DÀNH CHO NGƯỜI TIÊU DÙNG: Vi-rút Corona (COVID-19): Biết Các Quyền Của Quý Vị

Văn Phòng Tổng Chưởng Lý (OAG, Office of the Attorney General) đang giám sát chặt chẽ tình hình y tế công cộng của vi-rút corona (COVID-19) và tuân thủ tuyên bố tình trạng khẩn cấp mà Thị Trưởng đưa ra hôm nay.

消费者警报:冠状病毒 (COVID-19):了解您的权利

总检察官办公室 (OAG) 正在密切监控冠状病毒 (COVID-19) 的公共卫生状况,并遵从市长今天发布的紧急声明。