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Workers File Suit Against Largest Carnival Company in the Western U.S. for Violating Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws
Today, the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center (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 … Continue reading “Workers File Suit Against Largest Carnival Company in the Western U.S. for Violating Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws”Read More
We are very pleased to announce that John and Terry Levin and The Jay and Rose Phillips Foundation of California have awarded a two year grant to Fair Play for Girls in Sports, a project of the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center. It will allow Fair Play to continue the important work of providing equal … Continue reading “LAS-ELC Awarded Grant to Advance Gender Equity in Sports”Read More
Today LAS-ELC joined the California Women’s Law Center to provide legal services to homeless women veterans in Long Beach, CA at the third annual Female Stand Down. More than two dozen homeless women veterans sought legal assistance in just the first hour of the Stand Down. Said one of them, “I feel blessed to have … Continue reading “Stand Down for Women Veterans in Long Beach, CA”Read More