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At 90, Air Force veteran Helen James, finally gets her honorable discharge decades after the military expelled her for being a lesbian

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.   Sixty-three years after the Air Force forced her out in disgrace for being a lesbian, Helen Grace James, age … Continue reading “At 90, Air Force veteran Helen James, finally gets her honorable discharge decades after the military expelled her for being a lesbian”

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Owner Of U.S.-Based Fishing Vessel Agrees To Precedent-Setting Settlement Over Allegations Of Human Trafficking, Abusive Labor Practices

After federal lawsuit alleged seamen were subjected to human trafficking and forced labor, ship’s owner agrees to new precedent-setting policies for informing workers of their rights under U.S. law

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. SAN FRANCISCO – Two Indonesian men have settled their claims against an American fishing boat captain whom they allege subjected … Continue reading “Owner Of U.S.-Based Fishing Vessel Agrees To Precedent-Setting Settlement Over Allegations Of Human Trafficking, Abusive Labor Practices”

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Janitorial worker sues CleanNet, claiming widespread wage and hour, labor trafficking violations

"I lost my time, my money, my business, and my dream.” — plaintiff Luis Castillo

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Luis Castillo, who worked as a janitor for CleanNet under a purported “franchise agreement,” filed a lawsuit today on behalf … Continue reading “Janitorial worker sues CleanNet, claiming widespread wage and hour, labor trafficking violations”

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Northern California school district agrees to settle gender equity claims

Girls, their families agree to a plan for changes in programs and facilities at Red Bluff High School

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Red Bluff Joint Union High School District has approved a settlement regarding the Title IX claims brought by girls at Red … Continue reading “Northern California school district agrees to settle gender equity claims”

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Calif. expands job security for workers who take parental leave

Gov. Jerry Brown signs SB 63, New Parent Leave Act

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Millions more new parents who work in California soon will be able to take up to 12 weeks off work … Continue reading “Calif. expands job security for workers who take parental leave”

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Treasure Island Job Corps worker files disability discrimination case

Federal contractor allegedly fired her for taking medical leave, using a cane

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. A residential coordinator for a company that runs Job Corps centers nationwide for the U.S. Department of Labor filed a … Continue reading “Treasure Island Job Corps worker files disability discrimination case”

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Preserving DACA is essential

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Here is a statement from Legal Aid at Work president Joan M. Graff about the rescission of DACA: “During this … Continue reading “Preserving DACA is essential”

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Former Holiday Inn Express, Montana Mike’s workers file labor trafficking class action

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. OKLAHOMA (Thurs., July 27) — Workers recruited from the Philippines to work in hospitality businesses in Oklahoma under the H-2B … Continue reading “Former Holiday Inn Express, Montana Mike’s workers file labor trafficking class action”

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Female high school athletes reach tentative settlement with Oregon school district

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Lake Oswego School District near Portland, Oregon, has tentatively agreed to upgrade its high school girls’ softball area in line … Continue reading “Female high school athletes reach tentative settlement with Oregon school district”

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