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Governor Brown Signs AB 1579 to Protect Pregnant Women

Last Friday Governor Brown signed into law AB 1579, the Healthy Babies Act (Stone), which will allow pregnant women to obtain CalWORKs benefits in the second trimester of pregnancy instead of limiting access to the third trimester. Previously, women without other children at home who were struggling financially but more than three months from their … Continue reading “Governor Brown Signs AB 1579 to Protect Pregnant Women”

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CA Labor Commissioner Finds LAZ Parking Unlawfully Retaliated Against Employee Who Complained About Working Conditions

Almost three years after his first complaint about his employer’s alleged illegal practices – our client Julio Castro received vindication in the form of a California Labor Commissioner decision finding that his former employer, LAZ Parking, had fired him for complaining about LAZ’s alleged unlawful employment practices.

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California Labor Commissioner Finds LAZ Parking Unlawfully Retaliated Against Employee Who Complained About Working Conditions

Almost three years after his first complaint about his employer’s alleged illegal practices – Contra Costa County resident Joaquin Julio Castro received vindication in the form of a California Labor Commissioner decision finding that his former employer, LAZ Parking, had fired him for complaining about LAZ’s alleged unlawful employment practices. The decision is notable because … Continue reading “California Labor Commissioner Finds LAZ Parking Unlawfully Retaliated Against Employee Who Complained About Working Conditions”

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Amazing Women: Attorney J. Cacilia Kim fights for low-income women and families

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Winners selected for Press-Telegram Amazing Women awards

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Jackson Bill To Provide Job Protection for More Californians Taking Family Leave Heads to the Governor

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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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