Fighting for Women's Equality

Blog Posts by ERA Staff

In Memoriam: Lenora Lapidus

May 14, 2019 | by

It is with heavy hearts but joyful memories that we say goodbye to our dear colleague and friend Lenora Lapidus. Lenora was the leader of the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, and one of the original...
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Release: Women’s & Workers’ Rights Groups Launch Stronger California Legislative Agenda

May 13, 2019 | by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Jess Eagle, Communications Coordinator Equal Rights Advocates jeagle@equalrights.org (415) 575-2380   Women’s & Workers’ Rights Groups Launch...
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Stronger CA Advocates Network Releases 2019 Agenda

May 3, 2019 | by

The Stronger Calif♀rnia Advocates Network brings together a diverse group of over 50 nonprofit and advocacy organizations from across the state that work on issues that deeply impact the lives of...
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Press Release: CA Assembly Votes to Ban Retaliatory “No Rehire” Clauses that Lock Out Sexual Harassment Victims

May 2, 2019 | by

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 2, 2019 MEDIA CONTACTS Jasmin Tuffaha California Employment Lawyers Association 310.710.5357 jasmin@cela.org Jess Eagle Equal Rights Advocates 415.575.2380... read more

New Filing Details DeVos’s Unlawful Actions in Title IX Rollbacks

April 18, 2019 | by

After Judge Reverses Trump Admin Attempt to Dismiss Case, Groups Press Legal Challenge to DeVos’s Rollback of Survivor Protections FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 18, 2019 Washington, DC —... read more

LA Sentinel: Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Introduces “Be Heard” Act to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace

April 17, 2019 | by

The Los Angeles Sentinel published an article about the BeHEARD Act, sweeping anti-sexual harassment legislation that was introduce today in the U.S. House of Representatives. Equal Rights Advocates... read more

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

April 4, 2019 | by

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...
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Brit+Co: Laura Dern on the Surprising Connection Between ‘Big Little Lies’ and the Fight for Equal Pay

April 2, 2019 | by

Brit + co an article about Laura Dern’s partnership with ERA and snack brand NUT-rition for an Equal Pay Day campaign. The campaign features “his” and “hers” snack packs for the same price,... read more

Associated Press: NUT-rition Teams Up With Laura Dern & Equal Rights Advocates to Shine a Light on Pay Inequality on National Equal Pay Day

April 2, 2019 | by

The Associated Press ran an article about ERA’s partnership with snack brand NUT-rition for an Equal Pay Day campaign with spokesperson Laura Dern. The campaign features “his” and “hers” snack packs... read more

Federal Equal Pay Progress: House Passes the Paycheck Fairness Act

March 27, 2019 | by

To the cheers of fair pay advocates and high-road employers, the United States House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act today to strengthen federal law protections against sex-based...
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