How We Work

With generous support from the legal community, grant makers, foundations, and other donors, Legal Aid at Work provides four main services:

Free legal info, fact sheets

We offer know-your-rights trainings, 100-plus fact sheets, other online resources.

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Clinics, helplines

We provide individualized legal advice and help, by phone and in person.

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Litigation

We bring class and individual actions, limited representation, impact litigation.

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Policy advocacy

We draft and promote laws and policies to strengthen civil and workplace rights.

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The people we serve

Our comprehensive approach strengthens civil and employment rights and enables our clients to exercise those rights.

Click the photos below to learn what kinds of issues we address and what communities we serve.

Most Recent News

LAAW Attorney Katie Fiester was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle on the new federal law allowing the pooling of tips between waiters and others in the "chain of service," like cooks and bussers. “While tip pooling is lawful, all...

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On April 10, 2018, we observe Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day symbolizes how many days into the year women have to work to make what men earned in the prior year. Every year, women are deprived of valuable economic...

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Batter up!  LAAW Attorney Elizabeth Kristen spoke at the Junior Giants Softball Symposium at AT&T Park today. She educated these community athletic programs about the Fair Play Act, which requires that park and recreation departments provide girls and boys with...

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Page Summary

This is the home page of the website of Legal Aid at Work. We provide free legal services to low-income people. Our four types of services include individualized advice and counsel; information and other resources that we offer online and in person; representation in court and in administrative hearings; and advocacy for changes in local, state, and federal laws and for changes in employers' policies. Please click on any of the boxes above to learn more about a particular aspect of our work or how we serve a particular group of people.

California-based Legal Aid At Work (formerly known as Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center) is not in any way officially or unofficially affiliated or associated with or authorized, sponsored, or endorsed by, or connected with Legal Aid Works (formerly known as Rappahannock Legal Services, Inc.), which provides free legal services in Virginia.

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