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LAAW and Safety Net for All Coalition Call for More Support for Undocumented Workers through a Temporary Income Replacement Program in the LA Times
Kim Ouillette Discusses the New CA Undocumented Workers Fund, and Highlights the Need for Additional Support
Advocates Praise Governor Newsom’s Continued Dedication to Equitable Paid Family Leave in the May Revision of Budget
Sacramento, CA (May 14, 2020). Legal Aid at Work and the California Work & Family Coalition applaud Governor Newsom’s ongoing commitment to protecting the jobs and economic stability of Californians who need leave to care for themselves and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The May Revision of Governor Newsom’s budget announced today … Continue reading “Advocates Praise Governor Newsom’s Continued Dedication to Equitable Paid Family Leave in the May Revision of Budget”Read More
Nelson Henry’s son Dean contacted me out of the blue one day after hearing about one of my clients, Helen James, on the Today Show. Helen, a woman in her 90s, decided to challenge a bad discharge she received from the Air Force because of being a lesbian. Dean was touched by the story … Continue reading “Remembering Nelson Henry”Read More
The players get to games through second-class travel, are denied equal training and medical support, use more dangerous, inferior facilities, and are under-promoted compared to their male peers, among a range of inequities. Sounds like the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team? Indeed, but this is also the daily plight of millions of girls across the … Continue reading “The U.S. Women’s Soccer Gender Equity Battle Mirrors the Struggle of Our Nation’s Girls”Read More