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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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Disability Workshop In Spanish

The Worker’ Rights Disability Law Clinic will host a free public workshop in Spanish: Reasonable Accommodation and the Interactive Process Tuesday, November 22 at 7pm Ed Roberts Campus adjacent to the Asby BART Station Osher Room (Ground Floor) 3075 Adeline St., Berkeley, CA 94703 For more information, please call 415-864-8848 or email wrdlc@las-elc.org. If you … Continue reading “Disability Workshop In Spanish”

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Legal Aid Celebrates Transgender Awareness Week

Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center is proud to celebrate Transgender Awareness week. We join LGBT centers, nonprofit organizations, and individuals across the country in calling attention to key issues affecting the transgender community.

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Sharon Terman Selected for Miles L. Rubin Public Interest Award

We are very pleased to announce that Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center Senior Staff Attorney Sharon Terman is the recipient of this year’s Stanford Law School Miles L. Rubin Public Interest Award. The Award “recognizes an alumnus/a whose outstanding work has advanced justice and social change in the lives of vulnerable populations.” Sharon’s entire career … Continue reading “Sharon Terman Selected for Miles L. Rubin Public Interest Award”

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San Francisco celebrates new family-friendly work policies and 43 employers

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. WHAT: Healthy Mothers Workplace Celebration and awards ceremony recognizes governmental and community efforts to promote the health of parents and … Continue reading “San Francisco celebrates new family-friendly work policies and 43 employers”

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Fishermen claim human trafficking, horrific conditions on American boat based in San Francisco, Honolulu

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. Two men from Indonesia filed a federal lawsuit here today alleging that they were induced to pay high recruitment fees … Continue reading “Fishermen claim human trafficking, horrific conditions on American boat based in San Francisco, Honolulu”

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