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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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Fighting for Equal Pay: Amicus Brief Filed in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

May 24, 2017 | by

Update: On August 29, The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted our petition to rehear Aileen Rizo’s case. Stay tuned for further updates. Aileen Rizo, a math consultant for the Fresno County Office...
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2016 Impact: Women’s Rights Will Not Be Violated on Our Watch

December 21, 2016 | by

4 female students. 1 serial sexual predator. A major university called to account. Justice for female shipyard workers outnumbered 16 to 1. Helping pregnant grocery workers stay on the job. 2016 was...
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