An Advocate's Guide to Building Stronger Labor Standards Enforcement

An Advocate’s Guide to Building Stronger Labor Standards Enforcement is the Workplace Justice Lab@RU's new series aimed at providing worker advocates and policy organizations with strategies for leveraging labor standards enforcement to ensure hard-fought worker protections are realized.

  • Building Block 1: Essential Labor Standards Enforcement Powers
    This brief is a guide for advocates and policy organizations on essential statutory powers administrative agencies need to robustly enforce labor standards laws. Using real life examples that contrast strong and inadequate statutory language, this paper describes how legal provisions or omissions can restrict or bolster fundamental enforcement powers. It also provides model language that can be used in drafting new labor standards laws and amendments to existing labor standards legislation. Download the brief