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Obama Administration Announces New Equal Pay Rule

09.29.2016

Today, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) released their final rule for revisions to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1), which is filed annually by employers of 100 or more.... read more

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

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