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Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center Files Suit against Morton’s Restaurant Group Alleging Disability Discrimination
Today, the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) filed a lawsuit on behalf of plaintiff Richard Pelz against national restaurant company Landry’s, Inc. and its subsidiaries Morton’s The Steakhouse and Morton’s San Francisco asserting claims for disability-based discrimination, failure to reasonably accommodate, failure to engage in the interactive process, retaliation and unlawful business practices. The … Continue reading “Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center Files Suit against Morton’s Restaurant Group Alleging Disability Discrimination”Read More
This past Saturday, LAS-ELC, in partnership with OneJustice’s Justice Bus Project and Legal Aid of Sonoma County, provided free legal assistance to ten low-income workers in Santa Rosa, CA as part of the Mobile Workers’ Rights Clinic.Read More
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Legal Aid at Work Blog
We’ve had the honor of working with a very impressive and committed group of law students this year as summer clerks. In our next post, we’ll look at some of the highlights of their work. But first, here are their bios: Yvette Borja, who is heading into her second year at Stanford Law School, … Continue reading “Meet our Summer 2016 Law Clerks!”Read More
Election, Supreme Court, and sexual harassment among timely focal points of annual Cabraser lecture series
In one of the most turbulent years in American history, our brown bag lecture series has been keeping pace with current events, addressing the pressing social issues and the presidential campaign. Find videos of the complete lectures — including the most recent, given by Wendy Webster Williams, Georgetown law professor emerita, “Getting to know Justice Ginsburg: … Continue reading “Election, Supreme Court, and sexual harassment among timely focal points of annual Cabraser lecture series”Read More
LAS-ELC attorney Chris Ho named among California’s best labor and employment lawyers by Daily Journal Corp.
The Daily Journal legal newspaper has named LAS-ELC senior staff attorney Chris Ho, director of our National Origin Program, among California’s best labor and employment lawyers in 2016. The Daily Journal singled out Chris for his work responding to the discriminatory impacts of employers’ growing use of allegations of unlawful behavior to disqualify applicants from employment. Following … Continue reading “LAS-ELC attorney Chris Ho named among California’s best labor and employment lawyers by Daily Journal Corp.”Read More