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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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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   New Evidence Strengthens Claim that Trump’s Title IX Policy Was Based on Sexist Stereotypes, Rendering It Unconstitutional Amended Federal Lawsuit Cites New...
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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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A 10 Year Battle Against Rape in the Workplace

December 9, 2015 | by

There are some moments that are too horrifying to forget. For Maria Bojorquez, one such moment happened on October 4, 2004, when she was brutally raped by her supervisor as she worked alone on the...
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Securing Basic Rights for Pregnant Workers like Christina

December 1, 2015 | by

Today is Giving Tuesday, an international day to celebrate community and generosity. Please join the tens of thousands of others who are giving today by sharing $5 to support our work for pregnant...
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New Case: Courtnee, a Pregnant Worker Illegally Fired from Olive Garden

January 29, 2015 | by

Worker justice advocates, including Equal Rights Advocates, filed a charge of discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today against Darden Restaurants, Inc. on...
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Client Story: Liliana, a Restaurant Worker

November 14, 2014 | by

Liliana* began working as a hostess in Miami-area restaurants about three years ago. Like many immigrant women, Liliana came to the United States to build a better future for herself and found that...
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Marisa and Christa Join ERA as Fellow and Law Clerk

September 16, 2014 | by

Central to ERA’s mission is the mentorship of the next generation of legal advocates. Each year, we welcome new law clerks from law schools nationwide who assist us with research and other legal...
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