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...Learn More
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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...Learn More
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...Learn More