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CA Supreme Court Confirms Rights of Workers Regardless of Immigration Status

Today, the California Supreme Court ruled that a worker’s immigration status does not curtail his right to be protected by the same workplace laws that cover all those who are employed in this state, including situations where the employee may have used false documents to obtain his job.

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Chris Ho Argues Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co. Before CA Supreme Court

Today, LAS-ELC Senior Staff Attorney Chris Ho appeared before the California Supreme Court and argued on behalf of the plaintiff in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., a case that considers whether the workplace protections provided by California law apply to all employees — and, in particular, those who are undocumented.

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Calif. High Court Says Immigrant’s Bias Suit Not Preempted

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California Supreme Court rules for migrant who used other’s ID

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CA Supreme Court Confirms Rights of Workers Regardless of Immigration Status

Today, the California Supreme Court ruled that a worker’s immigration status does not curtail his right to be protected by the same workplace laws that cover all those who are employed in this state, including situations where the employee may have used false documents to obtain his job. In Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., Vicente Salas … Continue reading “CA Supreme Court Confirms Rights of Workers Regardless of Immigration Status”

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Title IX Claim against Pasadena Unified School District Settles. Girls Now Have Real Options for Sports Participation

Today, the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) – together with the California Women’s Law Center, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP – settled a Title IX claim against Pasadena Unified School District after the District agreed to expand access to athletic opportunities for girls.[:es] Today, the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law … Continue reading “Title IX Claim against Pasadena Unified School District Settles. Girls Now Have Real Options for Sports Participation”

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Pasadena Unified reaches informal agreement in Title IX complaint

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EAST BAY CAREGIVERS FILE SUIT OVER WAGE VIOLATIONS

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Bay Area caregivers file class-action lawsuit against leading nationwide health care services company

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