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Ban ‘no-rehire’ clauses: YES on AB 749!

June 20, 2019 | by

Retaliation against workers who report sexual harassment is supposed to be illegal. But a current loophole in California law allows employers to include “no-rehire clauses” in settlement agreements,...
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Stand with sexual harassment victims: YES on AB 9!

May 25, 2019 | by

Currently, sexual harassment and discrimination victims in California only have one year to file complaints — much less time than other civil claims, meaning our laws actively discriminate against...
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Every CA deserves Paid Family Leave: Support SB 135

May 22, 2019 | by

Here’s the ugly truth: Despite enacting the nation’s first Paid Family Leave program 15 years ago, only certain privileged Californians are able to access it.   The lack of job protection under...
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#StrongerCA Agenda: These bills are 🔥🔥

May 9, 2019 | by

The gender discrimination we experience at work doesn’t exist in a vacuum, and neither should our solutions. Sexual harassment, unequal pay, lack of affordable child care, retaliation after...
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Support SB 493! CA college students NEED this bill

April 26, 2019 | by

Campus sexual assault is a national epidemic, and current laws are failing our students. Gaps in state law and lack of federal guidance have left students without protection, and colleges without a...
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You’ve got a story. We want to hear it.

April 17, 2019 | by

Our stories are powerful. And when we combine the collective power of our individual stories and experiences, it can build movements and spark real change.   We at Equal Rights Advocates want to hear...
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#BeHEARD Act: The sexual harassment superbill we’ve been waiting for

April 11, 2019 | by

It’s 2019, and somehow millions of U.S. workers still are not protected from sexual harassment or discrimination under our civil rights laws. Service industry employees, domestic workers, and other...
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Let’s Close California’s Wage Gap

March 21, 2019 | by

You can’t fix what you can’t see. We need to have all the right information in front of us if we’re ever going to close the wage gap for women and people of color. That’s why we’re...
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Tell your elected officials to support the EMPOWER Act

March 13, 2019 | by

With sexual harassment at the forefront of our national conversation, the time for concrete action and real change is now. That’s why we’re supporting a federal bill that tackles the issue head...
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Join the Pro Bono Attorneys Network to End Sexual Violence in Education

February 22, 2019 | by

If you are passionate about supporting student survivors, we need you in this crucial work. The Pro Bono Attorneys Network to End Sexual Violence in Education offers CLE accredited trainings on legal...
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