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SF Supervisor Chiu Announces Legislation Promoting Predictable Work Hours for Hourly Workers

Supervisor David Chiu today announced the introduction of city-wide legislation that, if enacted, will give thousands of hourly workers in the city of San Francisco the predictable schedules—and regular pay—they need to secure their families’ well-being. The California Work & Family Coalition, a project of Next Generation, and the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law … Continue reading “SF Supervisor Chiu Announces Legislation Promoting Predictable Work Hours for Hourly Workers”

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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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In The Media

Parental leave getting a big boost at S.F. City Hall

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New state laws address gender pay gap, child care, disability leave

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Ex-nanny’s lawsuit against tech power couple highlights potential exploitation

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Legal Aid at Work Blog

A Commitment to Service: DeCarol Davis' Journey from Home to the Military to LAS-ELC

Though now living in California, our incoming law clerk DeCarol Davis considers Darlington – a tiny, rural town in South Carolina – her home. Her whole family lives down South, and Darlington is where she goes home for the holidays. DeCarol comes from a loving, hard-working family, some of whom have been employed as hotel … Continue reading “A Commitment to Service: DeCarol Davis' Journey from Home to the Military to LAS-ELC”

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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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