Press Releases

highschool pic

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”

Read More

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”

Read More

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”

Read More

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”

Read More

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”

Read More

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”

Read More

Ninth Circuit affirms federal protection against retaliation for workers who exercise their rights

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 (Thurs., June 22) — The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a landmark ruling today in favor … Continue reading “Ninth Circuit affirms federal protection against retaliation for workers who exercise their rights”

Read More

Workers sue over workplace discrimination, English-only policy

Workers allege national call center fostered a hostile work environment and retaliated against them for speaking Spanish

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. NEW JERSEY (Mon., June 12) — Two former employees have filed a lawsuit against two nationwide debt collection companies, accusing … Continue reading “Workers sue over workplace discrimination, English-only policy”

Read More

People with disabilities sue BART for discrimination

Legal Aid at Work teams with Disability Rights Advocates in class action seeking changes in policies, conditions

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 – A pair of advocacy groups and two people with disabilities filed a lawsuit today against BART alleging … Continue reading “People with disabilities sue BART for discrimination”

Read More