Wage Claim Clinic at the Workplace Justice Project

The Wage Claim Clinic at the Workplace Justice Project fights for just working conditions through education, litigation and advocacy.  Volunteers are needed to assist with fact gathering, letter writing, as well as educational and outreach opportunities.

WHAT YOU DO

Service learners will be able to assist with variety of tasks and roles based on their interests: Perform fact checking/investigation, letter writing, interpretation (bilingual proficiency required), website maintenance, administrative/clerical tasks, education and outreach.

WHAT YOU LEARN

Students will learn about the issues facing low wage workers in New Orleans and what remedies they have while getting opportunities to practice investigative techniques, become acquainted with public record resources, and refine their writing skills.

INTERACTIONS

adults • immigrants/non-English speakers • Loyola Law students, professors & staff • government agencies • people involved in social justice advocacy/community organizing

PRESERVICE REQUIREMENTS

  1. Attend an on-site orientation.
  2. Complete online cell phone etiquette training.
  3. Complete additional online training documents (provided by the agency)

DAYS & TIMES

Mon - Friday
Flexible hours*

*Regular shifts will be scheduled with the supervisor

TRANSPORTATION
540 Broadway St.
Maps & directions

Walking • 11 min
Biking • 3 min
Loyola Shuttle • 5 min (schedule)
Public transit • 5 min 
Driving • 2 min

CONTACT
Erika Zucker
Policy Advocate
eazucker@loyno.edu
504.861.5746

Luz Molina
Workplace Justice Project
molina@loyno.edu