Fighting for Women's Equality

In the Press

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

April 5, 2019 | by

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...
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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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SF Chronicle: In the wake of #MeToo, celebrity redemption is a ‘problematic placebo’

March 11, 2019 | by

The San Francisco Chronicle’s Arts & Entertainment section ran a feature story about celebrity “#MeToo redemption stories,” or celebrities who are trying to make comebacks after being publicly shamed... read more

Elite Daily: Here’s Why Labor Is Still A Big Issue For Women On International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019 | by

Elite Daily ran an article on International Women’s Day featuring quotes from ERA Legal Director Jennifer Reisch. The article explores the labor-movement roots of International Women’s Day, and why... read more

GV Wire: Mixed Feelings in Supreme Court Ruling in Fresno Equal Pay Case

February 26, 2019 | by

Fresno news source GV Wire ran an article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to vacate a unanimous equal pay decision from last year out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which banned... read more

SF Chronicle: Supreme Court tosses California equal-pay case, saying ruling died with judge

February 25, 2019 | by

The San Francisco Chronicle ran an article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to vacate a unanimous equal pay decision from last year out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which banned... read more

Ending the pushout of women in scientific research

February 20, 2019 | by

  We’re partnering with women scientists at the Scripps Research Institute to create innovative new policies for curbing sexual harassment in academic sciences and research. The academic sciences...
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KQED: Fresno Janitors Sue Employer, Alleging Continued ‘Rape on the Night Shift’

February 13, 2019 | by

Bay Area NPR affiliate KQED featured a segment and published an article about ERA’s new lawsuit against janitorial company ABM, including coverage of our press conference upon filing in Fresno. The... read more

Fresno Bee: ‘I spent many years suffering.’ Women in Fresno allege sexual harassment at janitorial company

February 13, 2019 | by

The Fresno Bee ran an article about ERA’s filing of a lawsuit against janitorial company ABM, including video coverage of our press conference in Fresno, which featured remarks from 2 of our clients... read more

Washington Post: Amazon, Bank of America and Facebook are under pressure to reveal their median gender pay gap

February 13, 2019 | by

The Washington Post Press ran an article about a campaign Equal Rights Advocates is co-sponsoring with Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative and international advocacy investment firm Arjuna... read more