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Victory for Transgender Workers in California

Last week, in a case of first impression, Sacramento Superior Court Judge David Brown held that California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits employers from requiring transgender workers to use restrooms and locker rooms based on their assigned birth sex.

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LAS-ELC Authors Amicus Brief on Employment Discrimination Case

In Harris v. City of Santa Monica, a decision issued at 10:00 today, February 7th, 2013, the California Supreme Court found that employers remain liable for employment decisions corrupted by discrimination even where the employer also has a non-discriminatory reason.  The Court rejected the employer groups’ position that employees should be forced to prove that … Continue reading “LAS-ELC Authors Amicus Brief on Employment Discrimination Case”

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LAS-ELC Educates Cancer Patients and Caregivers on Workplace Rights

As part of a broader effort to protect the workplace rights of low-income cancer patients and caregivers, LAS-ELC’s Sharon Terman and Carole Vigne provided a know-your-rights training last night at the Cancer Support Community in Walnut Creek.

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In The Media

Can your boss stop you from smoking medical marijuana at work?

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Berkeley to Consider New Living Wage, Minimum Wage Policies

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Intel offers male and female employees ‘bonding leave’ for new children

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