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LAAW’s George Warner Filed Amicus Brief in Ninth Circuit to Support Farmworkers Recovering Wages
Two Bills Aim to Make CA Workplaces More Family-Friendly and Ensure Equitable Paid Family Leave
Asm. Wicks, Equal Rights Advocates, CA Employment Lawyers Association, and Legal Aid at Work join forces to support working family caregivers & those with chosen family
SACRAMENTO – Today, California Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (14th District) announced the introduction of two bills to make workplaces more family-friendly and make California’s Paid Family Leave program more equitable and accessible. The bills are co-sponsored by Equal Rights Advocates, California Employment Lawyers Association, and Legal Aid at Work. “Who we count as members of our … Continue reading “Two Bills Aim to Make CA Workplaces More Family-Friendly and Ensure Equitable Paid Family Leave”Read More
Celebrating 30 Years of the Family and Medical Leave Act
February 5th marks the 30th anniversary of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA. This historic legislation has protected millions of workers across the country from losing their jobs during times of need, like when facing serious illness or welcoming a new child. Since its implementation, working people have used the FMLA more than … Continue reading “Celebrating 30 Years of the Family and Medical Leave Act”Read More
LAAW Client Maria Arroyo Speaks with CBS News About the Real-World Impact of Lengthy Delays in the Labor Commissioner’s Wage Claim Process
California Orders Prominent Burger King Franchise Owners to Pay Workers $2.2 Million in Stolen Wages and Penalties
Owners Monu Singh and Harkiran “Romi” Randhawa responsible for stealing wages from 230 San Francisco workers.
SAN FRANCISCO – In a much-anticipated decision, 230 workers must be paid over $2.2 million in stolen wages and penalties, according to a decision issued by the California Labor Commissioner’s office. The decision comes after a 13-day hearing between April and June 2022, during which eight former employees testified about the onerous and unlawful working … Continue reading “California Orders Prominent Burger King Franchise Owners to Pay Workers $2.2 Million in Stolen Wages and Penalties”Read More
Sharon Terman Highlights Important New Protections under the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Two LAAW Staff Members Recognized with New Titles for their Dedicated Service
Legal Aid at Work is proud to announce that two staff members have attained senior status in their positions in recognition of their accumulated knowledge, expertise, and years of service. Their longstanding dedication strengthens our organization’s ability to respond to unlawful acts in the workplace suffered by our clients and their communities. Their names and … Continue reading “Two LAAW Staff Members Recognized with New Titles for their Dedicated Service”Read More