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California law protects victims of hate crimes or threats related to bias

Here is a fact sheet describing your rights under California’s Ralph Act in Spanish, Chinese, and English. Translations to Farsi and Arabic are coming soon. Visit our clinics and helplines page, or call 415-864-8848, for help addressing your particular situation. Remember: All workers have rights to fair pay and a workplace free of discrimination and harassment, … Continue reading “California law protects victims of hate crimes or threats related to bias”

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For International Women’s Day, ask your legislators to vote to broaden parental leave laws

Alfonso, a tow truck driver, wanted to take paternity leave to be with his newborn daughter in her first weeks of life, but his employer threatened to fire him if he took more than a week off. The company — because it has only 30 employees — was not required to hold his job, even … Continue reading “For International Women’s Day, ask your legislators to vote to broaden parental leave laws”

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New lawsuit seeking equity for girls in high school sports

Legal Aid at Work and our co-counsel at Siegel and Yee filed a new class action under Title IX today to address inequities in sports facilities and programs in Red Bluff, Calif., near Redding. The lawsuit says boys at the school are afforded many more spots on teams than girls, even though the student body … Continue reading “New lawsuit seeking equity for girls in high school sports”

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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

SACRAMENTO (Tuesday, March 7) — Female athletes at Red Bluff High School are suing Red Bluff Joint Union High School District claiming that girls at the school do not receive the same athletic facilities, benefits and opportunities as their male counterparts. Their lawsuit, brought under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, says boys … 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

Legal Aid at Work is honored to welcome three prominent lawyers as new members of its Board of Directors and to highlight one returning board member. These four trustees’ varied talents and backgrounds will be enormously helpful as we enter our second century of providing free legal services to low-income people and their families across … 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

Dozens of social justice lawyers and activists will gather at the San Francisco office of U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today to urge her and her colleagues to reject President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be U.S. Attorney General. The attorneys and staff of Legal Aid at Work invite other … Continue reading “Lawyers, social justice community urge rejection of ‘dangerous’ Attorney General nominee”

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SF man honored for DOMA fight


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Little League cries foul as Albany seeks level playing field for girls’ sports


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California High School Hit with Title IX Suit


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