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Keep Families Together: Ban the Box on Housing

LA Progressive
Marsha Chien and Irona Lofton

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Family-Friendly Workplaces Create a Stronger California

A new mother is told she will be fired if she does not return to work when her baby is just six weeks old. A retail worker struggles to find child care because her schedule is erratic and changes with little notice. A grandson is denied time off to care for his dying grandmother.  Thankfully, … Continue reading “Family-Friendly Workplaces Create a Stronger California”

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AAUW learns about vets’ health care, girls’ access to sports

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A High-Wire Act: 9 Tips for New Moms on the Job

The Huffington Post
Kim Turner

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LAS-ELC, CWLC & Simpson Thacher Urge Santa Paula High School to Ensure it Provides Equal Sports Opportunities to Girls

The most recent data from the federal Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights’ website indicates that at Santa Paula High School fewer girls played sports than boys in relation to enrollment. 

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Federal government urges K-12 schools to comply with Title IX

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Bills Expanding Workplace Protections Clear CA Senate Labor Committee

Yesterday four California bills sponsored or co-sponsored by LAS-ELC passed out of the Senate Labor Committee. SB 406 would give more employees job protection while caring for a new child or a seriously ill family member, and its passage takes us one step closer to expanding access to California’s landmark Paid Family Leave program. 

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Jackson Bill Would Provide Job Protection for Paid Family Leave

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San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave

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