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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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Mobile Workers’ Rights Clinic Travels to Madera

This past Saturday, LAS-ELC, in partnership with OneJustice’s Justice Bus Project, provided free legal assistance to nearly 20 low-income workers in Madera, CA as part of the Mobile Workers’ Rights Clinic.

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Workers File Suit Against Laundry Express For Wage and Hour Violations

Today LAS-ELC and Centro Legal de la Raza filed a lawsuit in California superior court against Laundry Express, an industrial laundry business headquartered in Hayward, California, that supplies area hotels, for violating minimum wage and overtime laws.

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Workers File Suit Against Laundry Express For Wage and Hour Violations

Today, the Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) and Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) filed a lawsuit in California superior court against Laundry Express, an industrial laundry business headquartered in Hayward, California, that supplies area hotels, for violating minimum wage and overtime laws. In addition, the complaint alleges that Laundry Express engaged in … Continue reading “Workers File Suit Against Laundry Express For Wage and Hour Violations”

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Laws Give California Workers More Protection from Retaliation

Daily Journal
Marsha Chien and Sara Feldman

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Bill Will Clean Up Recruiter Practices

Daily Journal
Shira Levine

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Winning Is Taking Part

The Huffington Post
Kim Turner

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CA Paycheck Fairness Act Approved by Appropriations Committee

In an important step toward justice for victims of wage theft, AB 1164, the California Paycheck Fairness Act, passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee today by a vote of 12-5.

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Mayor Lee Signs Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance

Mayor Ed Lee today signed the Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance into law, encouraging employers and employees to create flexible work arrangements so workers can meet family caregiving obligations.

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