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

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New Law Expands Opportunities for Women in the Trades

09.28.2016

Today, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2288, which will require pre-apprenticeship programs in the building and construction trades funded by the federal Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act... read more

You’re Invited: Celebrating Women in Music!

09.27.2016

Join us on November 14 in Oakland for an evening of jazz to celebrate women in music. Tickets and more information available at www.equalrights.org/yoshis. read more

Righting a National Wrong: California’s New Overtime Protections

09.15.2016

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

09.13.2016

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

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