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Earlier this morning, the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA), the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the settlement of a three and a half year lawsuit against teen clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. The settlement follows a recent ruling … Continue reading “CAIR & LAS-ELC Announce Settlement in Abercrombie & Fitch Hijab Lawsuits”Read More
In a move that will benefit nearly two million home care workers in the U.S., the Obama administration announced Tuesday that it will extend the minimum wage and weekly overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to home care workers providing in-home support services to persons with disabilities, including aging persons.Read More
Today, the Legislature approved SB 400, a bill authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to provide employment protections to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking. The Assembly passed the bill on September 9, 2013, and today the Senate concurred, both with strong bipartisan support. SB 400 now heads to Governor Brown, … Continue reading “Domestic Violence Employment Protections Bill Heads to Governor”Read More