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Senate Bills 400 and 770 are headed to the Assembly Floor

On the cusp of Labor Day, we are excited to announce that today, Senate Bills 400 and 770, both authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and sponsored by LAS – ELC, passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  SB 400 prohibits employment discrimination against victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking and would provide for … Continue reading “Senate Bills 400 and 770 are headed to the Assembly Floor”

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SB 770 Passes California Assembly

Today, SB 770, authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) passed through the Assembly with a final vote of 51-22. This bill allows workers to receive Paid Family Leave benefits while caring for seriously ill grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, and parents-in-law. The measure, sponsored by Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC), and supported by the … Continue reading “SB 770 Passes California Assembly”

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Migrant Workers File Suit Against Largest Carnival Company in Western U.S.

Today, LAS-ELC and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante (Center for Migrant Rights, or CDM) served Butler Amusements, Inc., a California registered business and the largest carnival company in the western U.S., with a lawsuit that was filed in federal court last month for violations of state and federal minimum wage and overtime laws.

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Riviera Consulting Company to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

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County Exhibit Highlights Gender Pay Gap in Silicon Valley

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Victory for Transgender Workers in California

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