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VIDEO: Owning Our Space

July 8, 2019 | by

Clients Terry Becker and Jasmine Deauville fought back against sexual harassment and discrimination they experienced at work, with free legal help from Equal Rights Advocates. Here are there stories,...
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From Survivors to Activists: ERA Student Clients Speak Out, Support CA Bill

June 26, 2019 | by

Two ERA student clients and survivors of campus sexual assault are sharing their stories and speaking out in support of California Senate Bill 493.  Student survivor client Julia Sanchez wrote an...
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Landmark Sex Discrimination Settlement for ERA Gold Miner Client

June 13, 2019 | by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Eagle, 415.575.2380 SAN FRANCISCO — Jennifer Reisch, Legal Director of Equal Rights Advocates, issued the following statement on the U.S...
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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, 415-621-0672 x 380   Historic Class Settlement Approved in Sex...
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