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Equal Rights Advocates protects and expands economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.

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Righting a National Wrong: California’s New Overtime Protections


The Golden State shines a little brighter this week. With two strokes of his pen, Governor Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown finally put an end to decades of second-class status for the hardworking... read more

Win! Dignity for Domestic Workers


Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 1015 (Leyva), the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, and in so doing, guaranteed permanent overtime protections to over 300,000 domestic... read more

Welcome to Our New Law Fellow and Law Clerk


Central to ERA’s mission is the mentorship of the next generation of legal advocates. As a part of that goal, we welcome law clerks and law fellows who assist with research and legal projects,... read more

Now Hiring: Director of Strategic Communications


Equal Rights Advocates is currently hiring a Director of Strategic Communications to join our team in San Francisco. Learn more and apply today!  read more

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