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Know Your Rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act! Join Legal Aid at Work attorneys Alexis Alvarez and Rachael Langston for a FREE webinar on August 28, 2018 at 10am Pacific (1pm Eastern). This webinar will provide an overview of Title II of the ADA and its requirements as they apply to public and … Continue reading “Your Rights Under the ADA—Free Webinar on August 28!”Read More
We are proud to announce that applications are now available for the 6th Annual San Francisco Healthy Mothers Workplace Awards! The annual award recognizes San Francisco employers who voluntarily engage in policies and practices that support the well-being of working parents. Past awardees represent a diverse range of organizations in San Francisco, including technology … Continue reading “Announcing the 2018 Healthy Mothers Workplace Awards!”Read More
LAAW, Joined by Prominent Attorneys and Immigrants’ Rights Advocates, Seeks a Statewide Rule Barring Courthouse Immigration Arrests in California
SAN FRANCISCO (August 1, 2018) —Legal Aid at Work, joined by former Presidents of the California State Bar, retired judges, dozens of civil and immigrants’ rights groups, law professors, and many others, has applied for a proposed statewide courthouse rule that would block immigration agents from arresting persons for civil immigration violations in California’s courtrooms. … Continue reading “LAAW, Joined by Prominent Attorneys and Immigrants’ Rights Advocates, Seeks a Statewide Rule Barring Courthouse Immigration Arrests in California”Read More
Elizabeth Kristen explains at Slate.com on how “men’s rights” groups are twisting anti-discrimination laws to harm women
Today’s five-to-four Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME overturns 40 years of settled law. The decision, aiming to disempower workers in public workplaces, has nothing to do with compelled speech. It has everything to do with using the First Amendment as a weapon to deprive public employees of power. As Justice Kagan eloquently put … Continue reading “Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision”Read More
Five Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court allowed Trump’s Muslim Ban to go into effect this morning, refusing to acknowledge the Order for what it plainly is: scarcely disguised Islamophobia in service of cynical political ends. The President’s contempt for those whose skin color and religion are different from his own is palpable, betrays our … Continue reading “Statement on the Supreme Court Decision Upholding President Trump’s Muslim Ban”Read More