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 intake interviews, fact gathering, letter writing as well as educational and outreach opportunities.

WHAT YOU DO

Student volunteers will be able to assist with variety of tasks and roles based on their interests: Perform intake interviews, fact checking/investigation, letter writing, interpretation (bilingual proficiency required), 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 improve their interviewing skills, 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 • 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. 

DAYS & TIMES

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
No No No 6:30-8:30pm No No No

 

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
Miranda Stramel
Education Coordinator
mdatkins@loyno.edu
504.861.5571