Fighting for Women's Equality

Our Impact

When it comes to fair pay, “don’t just be an ally. Be a co-conspirator.”

April 5, 2019 | by

As we raise awareness about the gender wage gap this week for Equal Pay Day 2019, I’ve been thinking about what a difference a few years make in the fight for fair pay. Women workers calling out...
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Racing the Clock: How extending the deadline for sexual harassment claims changes the game

April 4, 2019 | by

Did you know that after an act of workplace sexual harassment or discrimination, the clock on filing a complaint immediately begins to tick? With or without the victim’s knowledge. The way things...
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Ending the pushout of women in scientific research

February 20, 2019 | by

  We’re partnering with women scientists at the Scripps Research Institute to create innovative new policies for curbing sexual harassment in academic sciences and research. The academic sciences...
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VIDEO: 5 New Anti-Sexual Harassment Rights for CA Workers

February 14, 2019 | by

Starting Jan. 1, 2019,  California workers have 5 new rights to protect against workplace sexual harassment, and make it easier for you to come forward and seek justice if you do experience...
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Dear Betsy: We have a LOT to say.

January 24, 2019 | by

Gender justice champions from every walk of life crowded into Equal Rights Advocates’ tent at the 2019 Women’s March in Oakland. Even after spending all morning marching and chanting, people...
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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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ERA’s Top 10 Gender Justice Moments of 2018

December 28, 2018 | by

This year, we took to the streets, to corporate Boardrooms and corner offices, to our polling places, to the halls of Congress and the halls of the Supreme Court. If 2017 was the year of women...
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Comment Guide: Speak Out Against Title IX Regulations

December 6, 2018 | by

Note: As of Jan. 30, the Notice and Comment period is over. Thanks to all 104,430 people who submitted comments! Check back here for updates on the Department of Education’s final ruling. In the...
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ERA Rejects Trump Admin’s Proposed Sexual Assault Rules that Promote Rape Culture on Campus

November 16, 2018 | by

Note: The public comment period is open! It’s time to shout our objections. Comment now, or use our Comment Guide to learn more.  What you need to know about the Trump Administration’s absurd campus...
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Our Bodies on the Line: Latina Equal Pay and #MeToo

November 1, 2018 | by

By Noreen Farrell and Mónica Ramírez This piece was originally published by Luz Collective, and cross-posted here with permission.    Nearly one year ago exactly, we experienced a watershed moment...
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