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Legal Aid at Work and Grace Bible Fellowship of Antioch Team up to Provide Free Legal Services in Contra Costa County
ANTIOCH, CA (May 24, 2021) — Legal Aid at Work and Grace Bible Fellowship of Antioch are pleased to announce the launch of Legal Aid at Work’s newest location of the Workers’ Rights Clinic, devoted to employment law protections for low-income workers. The Clinic will launch on May 25, 2021, providing over-the-phone consultations. Thereafter, the … Continue reading “New Employment Law Clinic for Low-Wage Workers to Open in Antioch”Read More
Nationwide and across California gender inequity persists in competitive youth sports programming hosted and run by park and recreation departments. Low-income girls of color particularly lack access and equity. In one study conducted by our Fair Play for Girls in Sports nonprofit project, California park and recreation departments reported girls receiving just one-third, or less, … Continue reading “Instilling Gender Equity in Youth Competitive Sports Run and Hosted by Local Districts”Read More
This blog post is part of our Workplace Sexual Harassment Prevention Toolkit, which we hope will help workers learn to identify, address, and prevent workplace sexual harassment. The toolkit is available in English, Spanish, and Mandarin. It has valuable information not only for victims of harassment, but also for other employees who may be bystanders … Continue reading “You Are Not Alone: Toolkit offers valuable resource to combat workplace sexual harassment”Read More
Immigrant Advocates Praise Stimulus Package, But Call on Governor to Address Larger Gap of Immigrants Left out of Unemployment Benefits
As Governor Newsom unveiled a sweeping new spending package to support Californians struggling from the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, advocates called attention to the need to patch the largest gap in the state’s safety net: undocumented Californians excluded from unemployment benefits and stimulus checks. While the Governor has provided some one-time payments to … Continue reading “Immigrant Advocates Praise Stimulus Package, But Call on Governor to Address Larger Gap of Immigrants Left out of Unemployment Benefits”Read More
Katie Dixon and Stacy Villalobos Express Concerns in KQED about Lawmakers’ Recent Efforts to Combat Unemployment Fraud
Alexis Alvarez Speaks with CBS Channel 5 About How Employers Can Require Employees to Be Vaccinated.
Katie Wutchiett Speaks with the San Jose Mercury News about the Need for Employers to Give COVID-related Paid Sick Leave
The Warehouse Worker Resource Center and Legal Aid at Work Team Up to Provide Free Legal Services in the Inland Empire
(Ontario, CA, April 6, 2021) — The Warehouse Worker Resource Center is pleased to announce that it will launch Legal Aid at Work’s newest location of its Workers’ Rights Clinic, devoted to the employment issues of low-wage workers. The Clinic, located at 521 N Euclid Avenue in Ontario, will begin on April 14 and will … Continue reading “New Employment Law Clinic for Low-Wage Workers to Open in Ontario, California”Read More