Fighting for Women's Equality

Case Update

Equal Opportunity for Women in Male-Dominated Fields

January 2, 2019 | by

An update on our gold miner client in a gender discrimination lawsuit Justice is sometimes a long time coming, but in the case of our Alaskan gold miner client, Hanna Hurst, it’s coming soon. Hanna...
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EEOC Sides With Client Professor Lucy Marsh in Equal Pay Case

September 1, 2015 | by

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Monday, August 31, 2015 that it has found evidence, after a two year investigation, that the University of Denver violated the federal Equal Pay...
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Clients and Defense Contractor Agree to Settlement of Sex Discrimination Class Action

September 1, 2015 | by

Plaintiffs in a sex discrimination class action suit against BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair have filed a motion with the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia seeking preliminary...
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New Case: Cal Women’s Field Hockey Fights to Take Back Field

October 9, 2014 | by

Equal Rights Advocates is proud to represent three women of the UC Berkeley field hockey team in their bid to take back their field, a fight that has made headlines throughout the Bay Area this past...
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Client Story: Athena, Fighting Back Against Pregnancy Discrimination

October 1, 2014 | by

Equal Rights Advocates is proud to announce the resolution of Athena’s pregnancy discrimination case against her employer, an airport security provider. In November 2013, when she found out she was...
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Virginia Judge Greenlights ERA Suit Against Defense Contractor

June 12, 2014 | by

A federal judge in Virginia gave the green light to a proposed class action lawsuit against BAE Systems, filed by Equal Rights Advocates and the Law Offices of Joshua Friedman, which alleges that the...
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New Case: Conductor Fired from International Tour for Pregnancy

January 22, 2014 | by

Equal Rights Advocates client Eímear Noone is an accomplished and well-known conductor. Most recently, she conducted the international The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses tour, to rave...
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After Fondling and Harassment, Female Employees Resolve Case

October 1, 2013 | by

At Equal Rights Advocates, we prioritize the timely resolution of legal claims so that our clients can get back to work and on with their lives. This past spring, we announced the filing of Brown v.... read more

For Mariana, Resolution to Her Wage and Hour Case

September 13, 2013 | by

Equal Rights Advocates successfully negotiated a confidential settlement for a hotel housekeeper whose employer failed to compensate her for work off the clock and didn’t provide meal and rest breaks...
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Lucy Marsh Supporters Prompt Promise of Reply from University

August 22, 2013 | by

A group of University of Denver alumni gathered in support of Equal Rights Advocates client Professor Lucy Marsh this morning on campus in Colorado, calling for the school to respond to Prof. Marsh’s...
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