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Latest News from Equal Rights Advocates

Equal Pay Day: White House Moves to Close Wage Gap, But Work Remains


You can’t fight hidden pay discrimination. Today, one quarter of the American workforce got one step closer to equal pay for equal work. On this Equal Pay Day (a date which marks the number of extra... read more

New State Bill, Co-Sponsored by ERA, Protects Unpaid Interns


A California Assembly bill that would provide unpaid interns with the same protections against sexual harassment as paid employees has cleared an important hurdle and passed through the Assembly’s... read more

New Legislation Could Fix Supreme Court Misstep


A misguided decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that disproportionately impacts low-wage workers could receive a fix from Congress. Equal Rights Advocates is proud to support “The Fair Employment... read more

Save the Date: 40th Anniversary Annual Luncheon, Keynote Anita Hill, June 17


Mark your calendars! On June 17, at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco, join Equal Rights Advocates in celebrating its 40th anniversary with a special luncheon. The luncheon will feature... read more

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  • Executive Director Noreen Farrell Discusses Sexual Harassment on KALW
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  • New Case: Conductor Fired from International Tour for Pregnancy
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  • Client Professor Lucy Marsh Called “Champion for Fair Pay” By Colorado Law Week
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  • Women Deserve Dignity: ProPublica Checks In On Dukes
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