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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”Read More
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”Read More
(Oakland, CA) Today, LAS-ELC and the Women’s Employment Rights Clinic of Golden Gate University School of Law along with the law firm of Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., are filing a class action lawsuit on behalf of in-home and facility caregivers in the California Superior Court, Alameda County against Kindred Healthcare, Inc. and … Continue reading “Caregivers File Suit against Kindred Healthcare, Inc. for Wage and Hour Violations”Read More
LAS-ELC’s Julia Parish Joins Officials in Calling for Family Friendly Workplace Policies at DOL Regional Forum
At the U.S Department of Labor Regional Forum on Working Families in San Francisco, LAS-ELC attorney Julia Parish addressed the future of work family policy, touching upon the Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance, paid family leave and new workplace protections that come with SB 770.Read More