Fighting for Women's Equality

Blog Posts by Jennifer Reisch

Righting a National Wrong: California’s New Overtime Protections

September 15, 2016 | by

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...
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Brock Turner and the Work We Still Have To Do

June 15, 2016 | by

Yesterday, ERA proudly attended the United State of Women Summit in Washington, D.C., where we joined with thousands of champions for gender equality to celebrate progress we have made and call for...
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The University of California’s Sexual Assault Crisis

April 30, 2016 | by

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is coming to a close, but the fight to end sexual harassment and assault in schools and workplaces is far from over. At ERA, we know from decades of experience...
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Cal Women’s Field Hockey Team Gets a Field of Their Own

February 3, 2016 | by

On this year’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we celebrate the important role that sports can play in young women’s lives. Participation in team sports not only teaches invaluable life...
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How Does the California Fair Pay Act Affect Me?

January 27, 2016 | by

California has the strongest equal pay law in the country. The California Fair Pay Act went into effect on January 1, and will be a powerful tool for closing the gender wage gap if properly enforced....
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Dukes v. Wal-Mart Judge: “These cases survive”

July 16, 2015 | by

After nearly fifteen years of legal fighting, Equal Rights Advocates’ clients Betty Dukes and her fellow named plaintiffs in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the historic gender discrimination suit...
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Legal Analysis: SCOTUS Protects Women in Nontraditional Jobs with Latest Ruling

April 29, 2015 | by

The United States Supreme issued an important decision today that promises to end frivolous procedural delay tactics by employers hampering justice for workers challenging discrimination in the...
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