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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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University of Denver Law Professor Alleges School Underpays Women

July 10, 2013 | by

Longtime and celebrated University of Denver Sturm College of the Law Professor Lucy Marsh, represented by Equal Rights Advocates and Boulder law firm Hutchinson, Black and Cook, filed a charge with...
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Supreme Court Shockers This Week Beg the Question: What Would Wendy Davis Do?

June 28, 2013 | by

ERA Legal Director Jennifer Reisch contributed to this post. Texas State Senator Wendy Davis stood for 11 hours Tuesday, to successfully filibuster a bill that would radically restrict abortion...
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Legal Analysis: Supreme Court Ruling Undermines Title VII’s Effectiveness in Preventing and Correcting Workplace Harassment; Low-Wage Women Workers Most Directly Affected

June 27, 2013 | by

On Monday, June 24, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruling in Vance v. Ball State University, holding that an employee is a “supervisor” for purposes of vicarious liability under Title... read more

Legal Analysis: Supreme Court Decision in Nassar Weakens Key Worker Protection

June 27, 2013 | by

The Supreme Court’s decision this week in University of Texas Southwestern Center v. Nassar undermines the spirit of Title VII and weakens a key protection for workers who assert their rights under... read more

String of Settlements Secured for Working Women

June 5, 2013 | by

For every big win secured by attorneys at Equal Rights Advocates in courthouses and statehouses, there are dozens of small but significant victories achieved for women and girls through advice and...
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Immigrant Woman, Harassed and Retaliated Against, Settles with Employer

May 17, 2013 | by

Last fall, an immigrant woman reached out to ERA’s Advice and Counseling hotline after enduring several months of sexual harassment and retaliation while working as a line cook at a Bay Area...
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Sued Employer Said He’d “Always Wanted” to Harass Employee

May 2, 2013 | by

Last month, Equal Rights Advocates (ERA) and Bryan Schwartz Law filed suit against an East Bay employer, alleging he sexually assaulted one female employee and then terminated a second when she...
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