Sarah Leberstein

  • Hosted by National Employment Law Project
  • Sponsored by Anonymous
  • Service location New York
  • Law school Fordham University School of Law
  • Issue area Community/Economic Development, Workers' Rights
  • Fellowship class year 2008
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Based at the National Employment Law Project, my project will provide legal services to home health aides, child care providers and domestic workers to create more equitable working conditions. The project will enforce overtime and minimum wage rights and recover unpaid wages; aid workers’ centers and community-based organizations in developing effective legal strategies and legislative advocacy programs to press for new labor rights; and provide transactional legal services to workers seeking to establish worker-owned cooperatives.

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