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

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Latest News from Equal Rights Advocates

ERA Applauds Signing of New Equal Pay Law in San Francisco


In a significant step forward for gender equity in San Francisco, today Mayor Edwin Lee signed into law a local ordinance that requires companies that contract to do business with the city track and... read more

Moving Pregnant Workers Forward: A Report


Read our new report on challenges to fair employment and economic security faced by working families.  Pregnant workers call our free advice & counseling hotline time and time again with stories of... read more

A Holiday Win for Retail Workers in San Francisco


Just before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, when the United States spends around $3 billion online and in stores, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a local ordinance that will give... read more

Tradeswomen Tuesday: Zory, A Plumber


This is the third in our special series on the women of UA Local 290. This post is written by and about Zory Hill Local 290 a 26 year Journeyman Plumber. What attracted you to this trade? It never... read more

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  • ERA Wins The Recorder’s Innovators Award
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  • Sexual Harassment Cases Thrown Out Due to Vance
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  • More Tech Employees Reporting Discrimination
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  • In the Press: ERA Op-ed in Support of SF Equal Pay Legislation
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