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Women At Work

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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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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ERA Urges Congress: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

January 11, 2019 | by

Equal Rights Advocates was one of 248 women’s rights, workers’ rights, and economic justice organizations from across the country to submit a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives urging the...
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Stronger CA Advocates celebrate 2018 legislative champions

January 9, 2019 | by

On Tuesday, January 8, we joined California legislators, staffers, and advocates in Sacramento for an annual Stronger California Advocates Network Policy Convening and Reception. Together, we...
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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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Survivors Who Want to Come Forward: Where to Start

October 9, 2018 | by

By Rebecca Berry, Esq. Disturbing and triggering news related to sexual violence is almost unavoidable these days. From #MeToo stories in Hollywood, to the news of Bill Cosby’s sentencing, and...
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Join Our Action Team and Fight For California’s #MeToo Bills

September 18, 2018 | by

We will be calling on our Equal Rights Advocates’ Action Team to help us push Governor Jerry Brown to sign ALL of CA’s #MeToo bills into law. JOIN THE ACTION TEAM. HELP US ENSURE A SAFE WORKPLACE FOR...
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ERA Supports McDonald’s Workers in Nationwide Strike Protesting Sexual Harassment

September 17, 2018 | by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018   CONTACT Jess Eagle Equal Rights Advocates 415.575.2380 jeagle@equalrights.org   ERA Supports McDonald’s Workers in Nationwide Strike Protesting...
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In a Nail Biter Finish, #MeToo Bill SB 1300 Heads to Governor

August 31, 2018 | by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 31, 2018 CONTACTS Jess Eagle Equal Rights Advocates 415.575.2380 jeagle@equalrights.org Jasmin Tuffaha CA Employment Lawyers Association 818.274.6649...
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