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Women At Work

#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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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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Federal Equal Pay Progress: House Passes the Paycheck Fairness Act

March 27, 2019 | by

To the cheers of fair pay advocates and high-road employers, the United States House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act today to strengthen federal law protections against sex-based...
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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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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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