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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”

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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”

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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”

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Workers at popular Mission Beach Cafe sue seeking basic wage and hour compliance

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Athletes file gender discrimination class action over facilities, teams at Northern California high school

Title IX case seeks improvements in programs for girls at Red Bluff HS

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. SACRAMENTO (Tuesday, March 7) — Female athletes at Red Bluff High School are suing Red Bluff Joint Union High School … Continue reading “Athletes file gender discrimination class action over facilities, teams at Northern California high school”

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New Board Members Join Legal Aid at Work

Formerly Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center

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. Legal Aid at Work is honored to welcome three prominent lawyers as new members of its Board of Directors and … Continue reading “New Board Members Join Legal Aid at Work”

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Lawyers, social justice community urge rejection of ‘dangerous’ Attorney General nominee

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. Dozens of social justice lawyers and activists will gather at the San Francisco office of U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) … Continue reading “Lawyers, social justice community urge rejection of ‘dangerous’ Attorney General nominee”

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Prep cook files class action claiming popular Gordo Taqueria chain didn’t properly pay tips and overtime

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. Dec. 20, 2016, OAKLAND — A prep cook for Gordo Taqueria restaurants filed a class action lawsuit Friday on behalf … Continue reading “Prep cook files class action claiming popular Gordo Taqueria chain didn’t properly pay tips and overtime”

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Gender discrimination class action filed against Oregon 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. DECEMBER 14, 2016 PORTLAND, ORE. — Students suing Lake Oswego School District near Portland over girls’ access to sports programs … Continue reading “Gender discrimination class action filed against Oregon district”

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