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Legal Aid at Work and our co-counsel at Siegel and Yee filed a new class action under Title IX today to address inequities in sports facilities and programs in Red Bluff, Calif., near Redding. The lawsuit says boys at the school are afforded many more spots on teams than girls, even though the student body … Continue reading “New lawsuit seeking equity for girls in high school sports”Read More
The next step in the Women’s March “First 100 Days” campaign, a call to women and men around the country to mobilize their own communities, is to huddle and plan. Specifically, a Huddle involves gathering friends, family members, coworkers, and others to talk — and then to turn that talk into political action. Legal Aid at … Continue reading “First we marched, now we huddle”Read More
Award for lead plaintiff in important Title IX victory[:zh]Award for lead plaintiff in important Title IX victory
Legal Aid at Work is celebrating the induction of Veronica Ollier Lewandowski, lead plaintiff in Ollier v. Sweetwater, into the Impact Fund’s “Class Action Hall of Fame.” The fund recognized her for the essential role she played in winning a unanimous ruling from the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals applying Title IX gender equity … Continue reading “Award for lead plaintiff in important Title IX victory[:zh]Award for lead plaintiff in important Title IX victory”Read More
Formerly Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center
Legal Aid at Work is honored to welcome three prominent lawyers as new members of its Board of Directors and to highlight one returning board member. These four trustees’ varied talents and backgrounds will be enormously helpful as we enter our second century of providing free legal services to low-income people and their families across … Continue reading “New Board Members Join Legal Aid at Work”Read More
There have been calls for an immigrants’ strike nationwide on Thursday, Feb. 16, and a general strike on Friday. We are not sure how many people plan to leave work to participate — or whether they will take part in other ways. But we expect workers to have questions that day and beforehand about their workplace … Continue reading “Protesters: Know your workplace rights”Read More