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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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Maria’s Workplace is #OursToo: Stopping the Epidemic of Sexual Violence Against Female Janitors

January 16, 2018 | by

Each day when I sit down in my office with a warm cup of coffee, I fix the photo on my desk of my two girls. I look at the sea of folders and papers in front of me, certain that justice is defended...
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In the News: The Fight for a Field

December 5, 2016 | by

The Daily Californian, UC Berkeley’s student newspaper, chronicles the women’s field hockey team’s two-year fight for equitable treatment.  In 2014, UC Berkeley revoked the team’s on-campus practice...
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New Case: Gender Discrimination in CA Worker’s Comp System

July 7, 2016 | by

California’s worker’s compensation system is plagued by gender discrimination and bias that results in reduced benefits for women workers and a devaluation of women across our state. That is why...
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A Win for the Women of the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department

May 19, 2016 | by

May 17 marked an important day for the women of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. After a five week-long trial, a jury found that Annica Hagadorn, Jodi Mendonca, Traci Keillor, and Dawn...
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Historic Win for the Women of BAE Systems

March 14, 2016 | by

At Equal Rights Advocates, our clients are everything. We have had the honor and privilege of representing Janet Aviles, Stephanie Jackson, Jamieka Brown, and Kel Sharpe for the past three years in a...
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Historic Class Settlement Approved in Sex Discrimination Suit against BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair

February 10, 2016 | by

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 Contact: Sarah Christiano, Equal Rights Advocates schristiano@equalrights.org, 415-621-0672 x 380   Historic Class Settlement Approved in Sex...
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Cal Women’s Field Hockey Team Gets a Field of Their Own

February 3, 2016 | by

On this year’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we celebrate the important role that sports can play in young women’s lives. Participation in team sports not only teaches invaluable life...
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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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