Fighting for Women's Equality

Blog Posts by Sarah Christiano

What Team ERA’s Reading This Week

November 3, 2017 | by

Betsy DeVos, Our Educational System Helps Produce Harvey Weinsteins and We Need to Change That (The Root) This article lays out the thesis for ERA’s work: what happens in school sets the stage for...
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SF to prohibit employers from asking for salary history to close gender wage gap

June 8, 2017 | by

Legal Director Jennifer Reisch spoke with the San Francisco Examiner about a city ordinance that would ban employers from asking about prior salary.  Jennifer Reisch, the legal director of Equal... read more

Stand with Restaurant Workers: Support Their May 1 Strike

May 1, 2017 | by

Today, on May Day, over 25,000 restaurant workers are joining May Day strikes and 200 restaurant owners are closing their businesses to fight for fair wages in the restaurant industry. We proudly...
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CBS San Francisco: Female VA Employees Find Little Recourse in Harassment Complaints

April 28, 2017 | by

Legal Director Jennifer Reisch appeared on CBS San Francisco as part of an on-going series on sexual harassment complaints at local VA facilities.  read more

Counterspin: ‘Regardless of What the President Says, the Laws Are Still There’

April 14, 2017 | by

FAIR interviewed Legal Director Jennifer Reisch for its radio program Counterspin about Equal Pay Day, sexual harassment at work, and resisting attacks on women’s civil rights.  read more

US News & World Report: They Marched, Now They’re Running

April 14, 2017 | by

US News & World Report writes about the increased urgency and activism of women across the country. Executive Director Noreen Farrell frames the current climate of the women’s movement:  “I don’t... read more

Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Threaten’s Women’s Rights

April 7, 2017 | by

Today, the Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. This action, only made possible after fundamentally altering the rules of the Senate, threatens the constitutional...
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PBS Newshour to NBC News: ERA Responds to Trump’s First 100 Days

April 5, 2017 | by

Executive Director Noreen Farrell appeared on PBS Newshour to discuss the investigation into Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly’s pattern of sexual harassment. Just two weeks later, she rejoined the program...
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Capitol Public Radio: Women’s Rights Advocates Call On Employers To Play Role In Closing Gender Pay Gap

April 4, 2017 | by

Senior Staff Attorney Jessica Stender was interviewed by Capitol Public Radio on Equal Pay Day about the launch of the Stronger California legislative agenda for women’s economic security (which... read more

PBS Newshour: Sponsors split with FOX News over sexual harassment

April 4, 2017 | by

Executive Director Noreen Farrell appeared live on PBS Newshour to discuss the New York Times’ investigation into Bill O’Reilly’s long-standing and consistent history of sexual harassing female... read more