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Our Impact: Salary History Loophole Closed!

August 10, 2018 | by

We’re thrilled that Stronger CA priority bill “Closing the Salary History Loophole” (AB 2282 – Eggman) was fast-tracked by Governor Jerry Brown and signed into law on July 18. This bill will...
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“Naw” to Kavanaugh: Take action to oppose the SCOTUS pick

July 13, 2018 | by

100+ civil and human rights organizations are urging the Senate to oppose Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Read the full letter detailing why Kavanaugh will be a disaster here.    ...
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How Devos’s Title IX Harms Trans & GNC Students

July 3, 2018 | by

  For years, Title IX protected transgender and gender nonconforming (GNC) students from discrimination at school. But the Trump Administration’s Department of Education rescinded these...
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Remembering and Honoring Madeline Mixer

June 22, 2018 | by

  Equal Rights Advocates honors and remembers our friend Madeline Mixer, a gender-equality pioneer who spent decades advocating and organizing for working women. Madeline, a passionate supporter of...
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Don’t Miss Our Gala Luncheon with Mónica Ramírez and Irma Herrera

June 1, 2018 | by

Join Equal Rights Advocates for our 44th annual Gala Luncheon June 6 in San Francisco. On Wednesday, June 6, check-in starts at 11 am. The Gala Luncheon will begin promptly at 12 noon.   Hundreds of...
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Lactation Accommodations: A Right, Not a Privilege

May 13, 2018 | by

ERA Staff Attorney Maha Ibrahim shares first-hand insights on the importance workplace of workplace lactation accommodations this Mother’s Day.   Pumping is an annoying and laborious task. As a new...
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Radical Justice Looks Like Centering the Survivor

April 23, 2018 | by

ERA Senior Staff Attorney Brenda Adams shares insights on survivor-centered justice this Sexual Assault Awareness Month.   Experiences of sexual assault often strip survivors of their autonomy. As...
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This Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Survivors and Allies Have the Power

April 13, 2018 | by

“Man with 19 Accusers Declares April Sexual Assault Awareness Month.” Nope, folks: that wasn’t an Onion headline. That was an actual headline from April 2 of this year, recounting actual facts,...
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7 Things You Didn’t Know about Equal Pay Day

April 10, 2018 | by

We all know the number: The average U.S. woman is paid only 80 cents for every dollar paid to her white male co-worker. As we watch the wage gap close inch by inch every year (but not last year —...
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Don’t Miss Our 2018 Annual Gala Luncheon!

April 2, 2018 | by

Join us on Wednesday, June 6 in San Francisco for one of the premier women’s rights events in the state. As we celebrate incredible partners and champions for gender justice, we will be honoring the...
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