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Survivors Who Want to Come Forward: Where to Start


By Rebecca Berry, Esq. Disturbing and triggering news related to sexual violence is almost unavoidable these days. From #MeToo stories in Hollywood, to the news of Bill Cosby’s sentencing, and... read more

Gov. Brown Signs ERA’s #MeToo Bills, Strongest Sexual Harassment Legislation in the Nation


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018   CONTACTS Jess Eagle Equal Rights Advocates 415.575.2380 jeagle@equalrights.org Jasmin Tuffaha California Employment Lawyers Association 818.274.6649... read more

ERA Calls for Halt of Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings


  In response to the news of a second allegation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Equal Rights Advocates releases the following statement: We call upon the U.S. Senate... read more

ERA Submits Letter to Gov. Brown on Behalf of 12 National Orgs: CA Needs to #TakeTheLead on Sexual Harassment Reforms


On September 21, 2018, Equal Rights Advocates submitted a letter to Governor Jerry Brown on behalf of 12 national organizations representing and advocating for women’s rights and workers’ rights... read more

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  • Los Angeles Times: California can be the leader in sexual harassment protection — if Jerry Brown signs these five bills
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  • Associated Press: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Accepts Plaintiffs’ Request for Discretionary Appeal Regarding Class Certification in Microsoft Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
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  • The Washington Post: Allegations against Kavanaugh pose test for #MeToo movement
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  • Fox 11 News (L.A.): Mira Sorvino to Gov. Jerry Brown: ‘Do the Right Thing!’
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