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San Francsico Expected to Pass First-In-The-Nation Legislation Promoting Predictable Schedules for Hourly Workers

Today, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is expected to pass the San Francisco Predictable Scheduling and Fair Treatment for Formula Retail Employees Ordinance—legislation that will give at least 35,000 hourly workers in the city of San Francisco, who work for major chain-stores, the predictable schedules and regular pay they need to secure their families’ … Continue reading “San Francsico Expected to Pass First-In-The-Nation Legislation Promoting Predictable Schedules for Hourly Workers”

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Obama Acts to Protect Millions of Undocumented Immigrants from Deportation

The steps taken by President Obama to provide immigration relief to millions of deserving immigrants are steps in the right direction.

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S.F. Supervisors Vote Unanimously to Approve Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights

Yesterday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor the Retail Workers Bill of Rights, which will give more predictable schedules and greater opportunities for full time work to restaurant and retail workers.

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San Francisco proposal requires employers provide ‘predictable’ work schedules

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Workers’ Rights Clinic Launches New Site in Davis

Together with the Center for Workers’ Rights, LAS-ELC has launched a new Workers’ Rights Clinic site in Davis. As the only clinic providing free legal services to undocumented workers within a sixty mile radius of Davis, this new Workers’ Rights Clinic site has already served 43 low-wage workers in its first four sessions.

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New Fair Play Act Toolkit Materials

Our Fair Play for Girls in Sports project is thrilled to unveil new toolkit materials for the Fair Play in Community Sports Act (AB 2404) to help community members and park and recreation departments achieve gender equity in local sports programs.[:es] Our Fair Play for Girls in Sports project is thrilled to unveil new toolkit … Continue reading “New Fair Play Act Toolkit Materials”

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Workplace Protections Keep Domestic Violence Survivors Safe and Financially Independent

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity to draw attention to a pervasive and devastating problem. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 22.2 percent of women and 7.4 percent of men have been physically assaulted by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

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The Pacifica Evening News

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San Francisco should support equal pay for women — here’s how

San Francisco Chronicle
Rachael Langston & Noreen Farrell

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