Field workers, dishwashers, house cleaners and other low-income workers are being hit hard by the loss of homes and jobs to the wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month. As experts in workers' rights, we are beefing up our...Learn More
How We Work
With generous support from the legal community, grant makers, foundations, and other donors, Legal Aid at Work provides four main services:
Free legal info, fact sheets
We offer know-your-rights trainings, 100-plus fact sheets, other online resources.
We provide individualized legal advice and help, by phone and in person.
We bring class and individual actions, limited representation, impact litigation.
We draft and promote laws and policies to strengthen civil and workplace rights.
The people we serve
Our comprehensive approach strengthens civil and employment rights and enables our clients to exercise those rights.
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Most Recent News
The Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition has helped improve the lives of thousands of workers by recognizing employers for their family-friendly policies. At our fifth annual awards ceremony on Oct. 16, the coalition honored 64 San Francisco employers and heard from numerous...Learn More
Millions more new parents who work in California soon will be able to take up to 12 weeks off work without fear of being fired. The New Parent Leave Act (SB 63), which Gov. Jerry Brown signed today, was introduced...Learn More