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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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Taking the Fight for Equal Pay to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

December 12, 2017 | by

Today, we have a historic opportunity to see justice served for millions of women. Women like Aileen Rizo. In 2012, Aileen, a mother of three, discovered she was earning over $10,000 less each year...
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Enough is Enough: Confronting Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Janitorial Industry

August 24, 2017 | by

“I screamed, “NO! NO! NO!” but you kept going and even told me, ‘No one can hear you.’” These are the chilling words of Leticia Soto in Letter From An Immigrant Woman To Her Rapist. After...
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Pushing the Envelope on Equal Pay Laws with Equal Pay Today!

May 25, 2017 | by

For months, advocates nationwide have been forced onto the defense – to preserve our hard-fought gains and ensure the civil rights of women, girls, and vulnerable communities are not threatened....
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