Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship

Charles E. Joseph dedicated his career to fighting for workers’ rights as a plaintiff’s employment lawyer. His work has protected victims of discrimination, sexual harassment, and wage theft. Charles E. Joseph founded Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP, a New York firm that has recovered more than $120 million for workers. He also created Working Now and Then, a resource on employment law and worker’s rights.

In order to encourage future employment lawyers, the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship awards $1,000 annually to a law student who plans to work in plaintiff’s employment law.

In addition to the law student scholarship, Working Now and Then also offers an undergraduate scholarship. Visit the Working Now and Then Undergraduate Scholarship page for more information.\

Applicants should submit a 750-word essay on the following topic: “What are the biggest challenges facing workers’ rights in the future?” The essay can consider current events, recent case law, social movements, historical developments, or any other aspect of workers’ rights. Working Now and Then will publish the winning essay and honorable mentions on its site.