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ERA featured in HRC Report “Inclusive Interpretations of Sex Discrimination Law”

June 25, 2019 | by

ERA Staff Attorney Maha Ibrahim wrote a feature for the Human Rights Campaigns’ latest report, “Inclusive Interpretations of Sex Discrimination Law.” The article, “Sexual Harassment as a form of Sex...
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#MeToo Inspired Bill Wins CA Assembly Support

May 23, 2019 | by

AB 9 Corrects Statute of Limitations for Discrimination & Sexual Harassment Claims SACRAMENTO – The California State Assembly today approved important legislation that would give victims of... read more

ERA, Partners Stand with Janitors Saying ‘Ya Basta!’ to Sexual Harassment & Violence at Work

May 23, 2019 | by

Equal Rights Advocates, SEIU-USWW, and Futures Without Violence submit comments to guide sexual harassment training for CA janitorial workers On May 20, 2019, Equal Rights Advocates and Futures... read more

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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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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ERA Rejects Trump Admin’s Proposed Sexual Assault Rules that Promote Rape Culture on Campus

November 16, 2018 | by

Note: The public comment period is open! It’s time to shout our objections. Comment now, or use our Comment Guide to learn more.  What you need to know about the Trump Administration’s absurd campus...
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BREAKING: Amended Federal Lawsuit Against DeVos Shows Title IX Policy Was Based on Sexist Stereotypes, Is Unconstitutional

October 31, 2018 | by

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2018   BREAKING: New Evidence Strengthens Claim that Trump’s Title IX Policy Was Based on Sexist Stereotypes, Rendering It Unconstitutional Amended Federal...
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Statement: Response to Leaked Draft of DeVos’s New Proposed Title IX Rules

August 31, 2018 | by

Legal and Advocacy Groups Suing Trump Administration for Unlawful Title IX Rollbacks Respond to DeVos’s Proposal to Further Harm Student Survivors of Sexual Assault and Harassment In response to...
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Sacramento Bee: Civil rights group files lawsuit in McClatchy High alleged gang rape

March 26, 2018 | by

Sacramento Bee covered our work representing a high student survivor of sexual assault, whose school we have alleged effectively blocked her equal access to education after her assault was reported.... read more

Supreme Court Win for Tyson Meat-Processing Workers Bodes Well for Other Class Action Plaintiffs

March 23, 2016 | by

In an important opinion issued yesterday, the United States Supreme Court confirmed that class actions are critical tools for enforcing and vindicating the rights of low-wage and hourly-paid workers,...
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