Fact Sheets and Other Self-Help Tools

Our comprehensive fact sheets and self-help tools may have the information you need about your rights and steps you can take to protect them. If you want further information or assistance, see Other Resources or contact the Workers’ Rights Clinics.

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LAS-ELC adds Workers' Rights Clinic location in Woodland to serve Davis/Sacramento area, in addition to San Francisco, Berkeley, Fresno and Santa Ana (Orange County).


The Workers’ Rights Clinic adds locations in Fresno and Santa Ana (Orange County).


With the economy stagnant and unemployment high, calls to LAS–ELC’s free legal clinics spike. In 2009, the Workers Rights Clinics serve 2,800 low-wage individuals, and the work and family hotline responds to 1,000 calls.


Guo Jianmei, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Director of the Peking University Women’s Legal Aid Center asks staff attorneys Patricia Shiu and Elizabeth Kristen to partner on a pioneering legal initiative to address workplace sexual harassment in China. This effort has the potential to affect as many as 10 million low-income women in the Chinese textile and garment industry.


The San Francisco Worker’s Rights Clinic, a free clinic for low-income workers who face employment problems, is established, assisting over 2000 poor workers in its first year.