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San Francisco Businesses Recognized as Top Workplaces for Mothers

On September 9th, eighteen San Francisco employers who prioritize parental leave, work-family balance, and lactation accommodations were recognized by the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition – a public-private collaboration of employers, non-profits, and government agencies. At the ceremony today, businesses and organizations were awarded for their best practice policies by Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, … Continue reading “San Francisco Businesses Recognized as Top Workplaces for Mothers”

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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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Pregnant worker sues Pier 1, says it forced her to take unpaid leave

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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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