Fighting for Women's Equality

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East Bay Times/Mercury News: She fights for gender equity & workers’ rights, from mushroom farms to the courtroom

May 23, 2019 | by

The East Bay Times and The Mercury News (San Jose) published a Q&A feature with ERA Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy Jessica Stender. What I love about ERA is that we have a... read more

New York Times: How to Ask for Maternity or Paternity Leave When Your Company Has No Policy

May 21, 2019 | by

The New York Times’ Parenting section featured ERA Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy Jessica Stender in an interactive piece giving advice about asking about maternity or paternity... read more

LA Sentinel: Congressmember[s]…Reintroduce Bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

May 15, 2019 | by

The Los Angeles Sentinel ran an article about the reintroduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. Equal Rights Advocates is mentioned in the story as a... read more

LA Sentinel: Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Introduces “Be Heard” Act to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace

April 17, 2019 | by

The Los Angeles Sentinel published an article about the BeHEARD Act, sweeping anti-sexual harassment legislation that was introduce today in the U.S. House of Representatives. Equal Rights Advocates... read more

Brit+Co: Laura Dern on the Surprising Connection Between ‘Big Little Lies’ and the Fight for Equal Pay

April 2, 2019 | by

Brit + co an article about Laura Dern’s partnership with ERA and snack brand NUT-rition for an Equal Pay Day campaign. The campaign features “his” and “hers” snack packs for the same price,... read more

Associated Press: NUT-rition Teams Up With Laura Dern & Equal Rights Advocates to Shine a Light on Pay Inequality on National Equal Pay Day

April 2, 2019 | by

The Associated Press ran an article about ERA’s partnership with snack brand NUT-rition for an Equal Pay Day campaign with spokesperson Laura Dern. The campaign features “his” and “hers” snack packs... read more

SF Chronicle: In the wake of #MeToo, celebrity redemption is a ‘problematic placebo’

March 11, 2019 | by

The San Francisco Chronicle’s Arts & Entertainment section ran a feature story about celebrity “#MeToo redemption stories,” or celebrities who are trying to make comebacks after being publicly shamed... read more

Elite Daily: Here’s Why Labor Is Still A Big Issue For Women On International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019 | by

Elite Daily ran an article on International Women’s Day featuring quotes from ERA Legal Director Jennifer Reisch. The article explores the labor-movement roots of International Women’s Day, and why... read more

GV Wire: Mixed Feelings in Supreme Court Ruling in Fresno Equal Pay Case

February 26, 2019 | by

Fresno news source GV Wire ran an article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to vacate a unanimous equal pay decision from last year out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which banned... read more

SF Chronicle: Supreme Court tosses California equal-pay case, saying ruling died with judge

February 25, 2019 | by

The San Francisco Chronicle ran an article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to vacate a unanimous equal pay decision from last year out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which banned... read more