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LAAW Lawsuit Exposes Vulnerabilities of Resident Managers: When Asking for Wages Effectively Leads to Your Eviction

San Francisco (March 21, 2018) — In San Francisco’s astronomically expensive housing market, legislators and housing activists have worked hard to prevent unjust evictions of low-income tenants. However, there is one group of people who can be left surprisingly unprotected: live-in resident managers whose bosses are also their landlords. When resident managers are fired, they … Continue reading «LAAW Lawsuit Exposes Vulnerabilities of Resident Managers: When Asking for Wages Effectively Leads to Your Eviction»

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LAAW President Joan Graff Receives “Woman of the Year” Award at State Capitol

(Sacramento, CA) – During the State Assembly’s Woman of the Year celebration at the State Capitol today, Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) honored attorney Joan Messing Graff for her half-century-long fight for equality and economic justice in the workplace. “The breadth of Joan’s work in fighting for low-wage workers is truly remarkable,” said Ting. “She … Continue reading «LAAW President Joan Graff Receives “Woman of the Year” Award at State Capitol»

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The 1950s Government Witch Hunt That Exposed Closeted Queers

Legal Aid at Work Client Helen James Receives Honorable Discharge from the Air Force 60 years Later
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Workers’ Rights Disability Law Clinic: Two Sessions Left Before Summer!

The Workers’ Rights Disability Law Clinic (WRDLC), which provides free, confidential legal advice and referrals for workers with disabilities, is winding down for the 2017-2018 school year. We are grateful to have been able to provide free legal information and advice to more than 60 individuals with disabilities on reasonable accommodations and discrimination. If you … Continue reading «Workers’ Rights Disability Law Clinic: Two Sessions Left Before Summer!»

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NBC’s Today Show Features Legal Aid at Work Client Helen James

Six decades after the Air Force kicked her out as “undesirable” for being a lesbian, and just days before her 91st birthday, Helen James was finally awarded the honorable discharge she has long deserved.  This relief came only after Legal Aid at Work and WilmerHale filed a federal lawsuit on Helen’s behalf. Helen’s inspiring story … Continue reading «NBC’s Today Show Features Legal Aid at Work Client Helen James»

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LAAW Program Supporting Parents in the Workplace Receives Prestigious $300,000 Grant from the Aspen Institute

San Francisco (February 21, 2018) — Legal Aid at Work (LAAW) has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Aspen Institute to assist low-income working parents.  The grant was given in recognition of LAAW’s status as one of the six “boldest” organizations in the country supporting the economic security of working families. While California and … Continue reading «LAAW Program Supporting Parents in the Workplace Receives Prestigious $300,000 Grant from the Aspen Institute»

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Legal Aid at Work’s Marisa Díaz on Radio Bilingüe discussing recent news of federal immigration worksite enforcement in California.

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Legal Aid at Work's King Szeto on new laws for PFL and protections for new parents
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Aumenta pago de licencia familiar para los trabajadores en California

Pueda ahora llegar hasta el 70% del salario, una prestación financiada por los propios asalariados
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