Faces of GA-U: compelling stories from the perspective of recipients of an imperiled assistance programPosted on December 8th, 2009
"Faces of GA-U" is a short video produced by CLS in collaboration with the Access to Justice Project at Seattle University Law School. The video profiles the stories of four GA-U recipients - putting faces on the statistic of those who benefit from this modest assistance program. View the video here.
Another victory for farmworkers! In October, a federal court awarded a class of 722 farm workers $1,004,000 in damages against a labor contractor and the orchard owners for violations of state law protecting farm workers. Each worker will receive between $1,000 – $3,000. “This decision puts money in the pockets of hard-working farm workers and sends a clear message that absentee land owners will be held responsible for violations committed by their labor contractors,” said Lori Isley, one of three CLS attorneys leading the advocacy. (more)