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Judge recommends class-action status for Title IX lawsuit

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Trump’s administration wants to hide colleges that have problems with sexual assault

Op-Ed calling on OCR to keep list public, co-authored by Legal Aid at Work summer clerk Dana Bolger, who is a former co-director of Know Your IX, a national youth-led campaign.
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Immigrants at Work Twitter chat

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, @LegalAidatWork and co-hosts discussed immigrant workers’ rights, language discrimination, updating your Social Security number with your employer, experiencing harassment in the workplace, and more. [View the story “Immigrants at Work Twitter chat” on Storify]

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Federal workers mark Pride in San Francisco

Legal Aid at Work attorney Elizabeth Kristen spoke about continuing the fight for equality
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5 facts about undocumented workers’ rights

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, we are taking the time to acknowledge the rights of immigrants and undocumented people in the workplace. FACT 1: Undocumented workers enjoy almost all of the same rights as other workers under federal and California law. Health and safety laws protect all employees regardless of their immigration status. All … Continue reading “5 facts about undocumented workers’ rights”

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Meet our summer 2017 law clerks!

Each summer, Legal Aid at Work is fortunate to host about a dozen exceptional law students who contribute to all aspects of our work while also receiving training and an introduction to employment law practice. We’re increasingly impressed by the breadth of our summer clerks’ backgrounds and the depth of their commitment to the work … Continue reading “Meet our summer 2017 law clerks!”

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Killion: Title IX’s work is far from finished

Ann Killion discusses Legal Aid at Work's Fair Play for Girls in Sports report about Title IX compliance in California schools.
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Lawyers discuss resisting executive orders at third summer lecture

Two lawyers discussed the challenges and rewards of opposing President Donald Trump’s executive orders during our final June lecture, on the topic “Strategies for Resistance by State and Local Governments.” Mollie Lee, deputy city attorney for San Francisco, described the “catastrophic” consequences of the possibility of San Francisco losing funding because it has declared itself … Continue reading “Lawyers discuss resisting executive orders at third summer lecture”

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Many Calif. schools don’t report on gender equity in sports as required: Report

Less than half of surveyed California high schools are reporting as required on girls’ opportunities to play sports, according to a new report from Legal Aid at Work. And the information that has been posted shows significant gaps — even though federally funded schools have been required for 45 years to serve male and female … Continue reading “Many Calif. schools don’t report on gender equity in sports as required: Report”

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