LAS-ELC in the Media

Fishermen file human trafficking suit against ship captain
Law360, September 23, 2016 (requires subscription)

Fishermen file lawsuit alleging slavery on Hawaii longliner
KHON, September 22, 2016

Indonesian fishermen tell of being trafficked before SF escape
San Francisco Chronicle, September 23, 2016 (requires subscription)

A century later, Legal Aid employment work still on cutting edge
The Recorder (San Francisco), September 22, 2016 (requires subscription)

Fishermen who fled slavery in San Francisco sue boat owner
Associated Press, September 22, 2016

Workers for Burma Superstar restaurants file lawsuit over unfair wages
KRON4, September 9, 2016

Workers for Popular Burmese Restaurant Chain File Lawsuit Over Unfair Wages
CBS SFBayArea/KPIX, September 9, 2016

Burma Superstar kitchen workers sue popular Bay Area chain
San Francisco Chonicle, September 9, 2016

Burma Superstar Kitchen Staff Sue Bay Area Chain Over Wage Violations
East Bay Express, September 9, 2016

Court fights over family leave heat up, and workers often win
San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2016

SF supervisor seeks to ease breastfeeding for city employees
San Francisco Chronicle, May 25, 2016

Nonprofits Back Immigrant in SSN Row at 9th Circuit
Law360, April 28, 2016

San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave
New York Times, April 5, 2016

San Francisco poised to vote on full leave for parents
Associated Press/ABC News, April 5, 2016

If you are sexually harassed at work, March 21, 2016

Bay Area Internet Mogul Ordered to Pay Driver nearly $500,000
San Francisco Chronicle, March 1, 2016

Santa Paula High lauded for its Title IX response
Ventura County Star, February 3, 2016

Parental leave getting a big boost at S.F. City Hall
San Francisco Chronicle, January 12, 2016

New state laws address gender pay gap, child care, disability leave
San Francisco Chronicle, December 11, 2015

Ex-nanny's lawsuit against tech power couple highlights potential exploitation
The Guardian, November 15, 2015

Amazing Women: Attorney J. Cacilia Kim fights for low-income women and families
Press-Telegram (AP), October 26, 2015

'Supergirl' Coming to TV, Let's Check Her Powers
Women's eNews, October 23, 2015

Winners selected for Press-Telegram Amazing Women awards
Press-Telegram (AP), September 26, 2015

Jackson Bill To Provide Job Protection for More Californians Taking Family Leave Heads to the Governor
The Santa Barbara Independent, September 15, 2015

Jobless benefits move forward, with help from Chron story
SFGate Blogs, September 10, 2015

On the Job: Don't let sick leave law give you a headache
Orange County Register, August 19, 2015

Prison system violated applicant's civil rights
The Stockton Record, July 23, 2015

How to Convince Your Boss That You’re an Employee—Not a Contractor
Time Magazine, July 20, 2015

World Cup Women Still Competing, Against Inequity
HuffingtonPost, July 9, 2015

Doctors’ Notes for Pregnant Employees Can Backfire, Experts Warn
New York Times, July 8, 2015

Ana de Alba’s Homegrown Activism
Super Lawyers, July 8, 2015

Calling cheerleading a sport undermines gender equity
SF Chronicle, July 1, 2015

Judge asked to OK new English-learners plan for SF schools
SF Chronicle, June 25, 2015

Doing The Right Thing On Family Leave Can Be Hard For A Small Business
Third Door Media, June 24, 2015

Charter HS to improve girls’ sports facilities in Title IX settlement
SFGate Blogs, June 19, 2015

Clayton Valley Charter complies with Title IX, June 19, 2015

Female Athletes Reach Agreement with Clayton Valley Charter High School, June 19, 2015

Inmigrante salvadoreña logra fallo histórico en San Francisco
Univision 14, June 17, 2015

Empleada doméstica gana demanda por maltrato
Telemundo 48, June 17, 2015

Labor Commissioner Awards $138,386 to Caretaker Who Worked Round-the-Clock for Less Than Minimum Wage
WFXS, MyFoxWausau, June 16, 2015

Kaine Co-Sponsors Bills To Protect Pregnant Workers & Expand Access To Affordable Contraception
Noodls-USA, June 12, 2015

Another try for the federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
CCH's Employment Law Daily, June 9, 2015

CAIR-SFBA and LAS-ELC Welcome Supreme Court Ruling in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.
Noodls-USA, June 1, 2015

Equal pay bill unanimously passes the Senate
Sacramento Business Journal, May 27, 2015

On the Move
The Recorder, May 26, 2015

Keep Families Together: Ban the Box on Housing
LA Progressive, May 21, 2015

AAUW learns about vets’ health care, girls’ access to sports
Redlands Daily Facts, May 16, 2015

Federal government urges K-12 schools to comply with Title IX
EdSource, April 26, 2015

Jackson Bill Would Provide Job Protection for Paid Family Leave, April 7, 2015

L.A. agrees to spend $1.3 billion to fix sidewalks in ADA case
Los Angeles Times, April 1, 2015

EEOC to study workplace harassment
Windy City Times, March 31, 2015

Supreme Court reinstates UPS worker’s pregnancy bias suit
SFGate, March 25, 2015

Bill Aims To Expand California's Paid Family Leave Program
California Healthline, March 25, 2015

Calif. Lawmaker Proposes Paid Family Leave Extension
Law360, March 24, 2015

Agriculture employee suit raises question of pregnancy accommodations
Daily Journal, March 9, 2015

Hon. John M. True, III (Ret.) and the Leonard Carder Law Firm Launch New ADR Practice
One News Page, March 2, 2015

Paul Vapnek, 86, Advanced Legal Ethics in California
The Recorder, March 2, 2015

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff
Palo Alto Online, February 28, 2015

Fair Play for Girls to be topic of AAUW
Highland Community News, February 26, 2015

Vallejo A&E Source: Activities
Times-Herald Sunday Outlook, February 26, 2015

Information Demanded on ICE Work Raids
Courthouse News Service, February 24, 2015

Muslim's case takes 'look' at Abercrombie & Fitch policy
USA Today, February 24, 2015

Can your boss stop you from smoking medical marijuana at work?
SF Gate, February 6, 2015

Berkeley to Consider New Living Wage, Minimum Wage Policies
East Bay Express |Blogs, January 21, 2015

Intel offers male and female employees 'bonding leave' for new children
San Jose Mercury News, January 16, 2015

Many Fathers Reluctant to Take Paternity Leave
KQED Forum, January 14, 2015

State adds more than 30 employment laws, including sick leave
SFGate, January 12, 2015

San Francisco Passes 'Retail Workers Bill of Rights'
Newsmax, November 26, 2014

San Francisco pushes forward with pro-employee ordinances
Daily Journal, November 26, 2014

San Francisco passes first-in-nation limits on worker schedules, November 25, 2014

San Francisco proposal requires employers provide 'predictable' work schedules
Southern California Public Radio, November 18, 2014

The Pacifica Evening News
KPFA, October 28, 2014

San Francisco should support equal pay for women — here’s how
San Francisco Chronicle, October 27, 2014

State labor commissioner finds Berkeley contractor guilty of worker retaliation
The Daily Californian, September 26, 2014

Berkeley City Parking Contractor Found Guilty of Worker Retaliation
East Bay Express |Blogs, September 24, 2014

Appeals court upholds Title IX ruling against Sweetwater
UTSanDiego, September 22, 2014

Title IX-Violating High School Loses Appeal
Courthouse News Service, September 22, 2014

Ollier v. Sweetwater Union High School District
The Recorder, September 19, 2014

Richard Odgers, pioneer of diversity, gun control advocate, dies
San Francisco Chronicle (Premium), September 11, 2014

Go to work sick or risk your job, that's the question
Daily Journal, September 9, 2014

Undocumented Immigrants Still Mistreated by Employers Despite New Laws
KQED, September 8, 2014

Pro Bono Spotlight: Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center
Contra Costa Lawyer, September 2, 2014

California Governor Signs New Transparency Legislation into Law
Women's Sports Foundation, August 26, 2014

Letters to the editor, Aug. 23
SFGate, August 22, 2014

Champions of Justice to be awarded Oct. 9
The Business Journal, August 22, 2014

Assistive animals at work: a reasonable accommodation
Daily Journal, August 21, 2014

AAUW Redlands Branch invites prospective members to brunch
Redlands Daily Facts, August 19, 2014

Police Officer With ADHD Not Limited Enough In Interactions With Others, 9th Cir. Decides
Bloomberg BNA, August 19, 2014

Berkeley Sides With Living Wage Violators
East Bay Express, July 8, 2014

California Workers Name Kindred in Lawsuit, Cite Wage Violations
Senior Housing News, July 7, 2014

State court rules that fired Paratransit driver cannot be denied unemployment benefits
Insurance News Net, July 4, 2014

CA extends paid family leave to in-laws, siblings and others
Southern California Public Radio, July 1, 2014

Paid family leave law expands the definition of family
89.3 KPCC - Blogs, June 30, 2014

California's Paid Family Leave Program Expansion Starts July 1
KPCC, June 27, 2014

Immigrants working illegally can seek back wages for unlawful termination, state high court says
Daily Journal, June 27, 2014

California Supreme Court rules for migrant who used other's ID
Reuters, June 26, 2014

State court rules job protections cover workers using others' ID
Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2014

Calif. High Court Says Immigrant's Bias Suit Not Preempted
Law360, June 26, 2014

California Caregivers Sue Their Employer for Wage Violations
KQED, June 19, 2014

Bay Area caregivers file class-action lawsuit against leading nationwide health care services company
Oakland Tribune, June 18, 2014

ABC 7 News, June 18, 2014

Pasadena Unified reaches informal agreement in Title IX complaint
Pasadena Star-News (AP), June 18, 2014

Eliminating disability bias in law school admissions
Daily Journal, May 30, 2014

LSAT Council Settles Disability Suit For $8M
Law360, May 21, 2014

Disabled law students settle suit over admissions tests
SFGate, May 20, 2014

First Sanford Heisler Public Interest Diversity Fellow Announced by Sanford Heisler, FAIR, LAS-ELC
KPLC 7 News, May 1, 2014

The Failure of Berkeley's Living Wage Law
East Bay Express, April 23, 2014

Pier 1 Imports sued for forcing pregnant woman into unpaid leave, April 20, 2014

Pier 1 Discriminates Against Pregnant Women
Daily Kos, April 18, 2014

Pregnant Worker At Pier 1 Put On Unpaid Leave Even Though She Wanted To Keep Working
ThinkProgress, April 17, 2014

Pier 1 Imports sued over policy with pregnant worker, April 17, 2014

Pregant Pier 1 worker named in class action over reasonable accommodation
The Business Journals, April 16, 2014

Riviera Consulting Company to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit
JD Supra, April 16, 2014

Pregnant worker sues Pier 1, says it forced her to take unpaid leave
Los Angeles Times, April 16, 2014

Pregnant Worker Says Pier 1 Imports Forced Her To Take Unpaid Leave
The Huffington Post, April 16, 2014

County Exhibit Highlights Gender Pay Gap in Silicon Valley
San Jose Inside, April 4, 2014

Victory for Transgender Workers in California
Transgender Law Center - Blog, March 19, 2014