All items tagged 'Workers’ Rights'

Temporary/Part-Time Workers’ Rights Staff Attorney

TakeRoot Justice (“TakeRoot”) seeks applicants to cover the partial leave of a Staff Attorney and provide interim support to TakeRoot’s Workers’ Rights practice (“practice”), which includes a Director, a Paralegal/Advocacy Coordinator, a Senior Staff Attorney, and three Staff Attorneys, one

Kimberly Fayette

Kimberly is a Staff Attorney in the Workers’ Rights practice area. She graduated from Brown University and the New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar. Prior to joining TakeRoot, she served as a

Samantha Wilhelm

Samantha Wilhelm is a staff attorney on the Workers’ Rights team. Prior to joining TakeRoot Justice, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Lois Bloom at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Samantha

Paulina Leyva Hernandez

Paulina is originally from Mexico, but has resided in the United States for the past decade. She is passionate about matters of social, racial, and economic justice and the defense of human rights, women’s rights, and immigrant rights. Her own

TakeRoot Justice is standing up for workers’ rights, advocating for fair labor conditions, and getting New Yorkers justice when bosses exploit those desperately in need of a livelihood. This year, our Workers Rights team fought for five undocumented men who