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#BeHEARD Act: The sexual harassment superbill we’ve been waiting for


It’s 2019, and somehow millions of U.S. workers still are not protected from sexual harassment or discrimination under our civil rights laws. Service industry employees, domestic workers, and other... read more

When it comes to fair pay, “don’t just be an ally. Be a co-conspirator.”


As we raise awareness about the gender wage gap this week for Equal Pay Day 2019, I’ve been thinking about what a difference a few years make in the fight for fair pay. Women workers calling out... read more

Racing the Clock: How extending the deadline for sexual harassment claims changes the game


Did you know that after an act of workplace sexual harassment or discrimination, the clock on filing a complaint immediately begins to tick? With or without the victim’s knowledge. The way things... read more

Let’s Close California’s Wage Gap


You can’t fix what you can’t see. We need to have all the right information in front of us if we’re ever going to close the wage gap for women and people of color. That’s why we’re... read more

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  • SF Chronicle: In the wake of #MeToo, celebrity redemption is a ‘problematic placebo’
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  • Elite Daily: Here’s Why Labor Is Still A Big Issue For Women On International Women’s Day
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  • GV Wire: Mixed Feelings in Supreme Court Ruling in Fresno Equal Pay Case
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  • SF Chronicle: Supreme Court tosses California equal-pay case, saying ruling died with judge
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