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VIDEO: 5 New Anti-Sexual Harassment Rights for CA Workers


Starting Jan. 1, 2019,  California workers have 5 new rights to protect against workplace sexual harassment, and make it easier for you to come forward and seek justice if you do experience... read more

Urge your legislators: Support the Paycheck Fairness Act!


It’s easy to forget just how much the gender wage gap steals from each of us over the course of our lives. But let’s really let this number sink in: $700,000. That’s how much the average U.S.... read more

Dear Betsy: We have a LOT to say.


Gender justice champions from every walk of life crowded into Equal Rights Advocates’ tent at the 2019 Women’s March in Oakland. Even after spending all morning marching and chanting, people... read more

Protect Civil Rights. Stop William Barr.


Confirmation hearings for Trump’s Attorney General nominee start today. William Barr wants to rollback civil rights, ramp up the “war on drugs,” overturn Roe v. Wade, and continue the Trump... read more

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  • KSBY: New CA laws include straw restrictions, minimum wage increase and more
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  • Los Angeles Times: Mira Sorvino and others put spotlight on #MeToo laws
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  • KPIX: Aide to Sen. Kamala Harris Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Settlement
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  • Governing Magazine: As Protection for Pregnant Workers Falter in Congress, States Step Up
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