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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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The Paid Family Leave Law Has a New Update
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Legal Aid’s Fair Play Project Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day

February 7, 2018 marks the 32nd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, coinciding with the opening of the Winter Olympic Games on February 9, 2018. Fair Play for Girls in Sports, a project of Legal Aid at Work, celebrates by noting the amazing accomplishments of female Olympians, many of whom would not be … Continue reading “Legal Aid’s Fair Play Project Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day”

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New Legal Clinic for Low-Wage Workers Opens in San Bernardino

Legal Aid at Work and the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino Team Up to Provide Free Legal Services in the Inland Empire

(San Bernardino, CA, February 6, 2018) — The Workers’ Right Clinic, devoted to addressing the employment issues of low-wage workers, has opened its doors at 588 West Sixth Street in San Bernardino. It runs from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month. People in need of assistance may either call … Continue reading “New Legal Clinic for Low-Wage Workers Opens in San Bernardino”

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As FMLA turns 25, California expands access to family leave, but gaps remain

Today, the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act is turning 25. It has protected millions of families from losing their livelihood and stability during times of need – serious illness or welcoming a new child. But how many millions are still left out? About 40% of the workforce is excluded from FMLA’s protections. This means … Continue reading “As FMLA turns 25, California expands access to family leave, but gaps remain”

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