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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Sweetwater Union High School District in Violation of Title IX

New at LAS-ELCSeptember 19, 2014

Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s ruling that Sweetwater Union High School District is out of compliance with Title IX. By affirming the lower court’s decision, the Ninth Circuit ensured that girls at Castle Park High School will finally be given the equal access to athletics that they deserve.More

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Sweetwater Union High School District in Violation of Title IX

Press ReleaseSeptember 19, 2014

Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s ruling that Sweetwater Union High School District is out of compliance with Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, which bars sex discrimination in education, including athletic programs. By affirming the lower court’s decision, the Ninth Circuit ensured that girls at Castle Park High School will finally be given the equal access to athletics that they deserve.

Healthy Mothers Workplace Awards Honor San Francisco Business for Family-Friendly Policies

New at LAS-ELCSeptember 15, 2014

San Francisco businesses lead the way in family-friendly policies. At today’s second annual Healthy Mothers Workplace Award Ceremony, 24 employers will be honored for their commitment to the health and equity of their employees, especially new parents. More

Healthy Mothers Workplace Awards Honor San Francisco Business for Family-Friendly Policies

Press ReleaseSeptember 15, 2014

San Francisco businesses lead the way in family-friendly policies. At today’s second annual Healthy Mothers Workplace Award Ceremony, 24 employers will be honored for their commitment to the health and equity of their employees, especially new parents. 

California Becomes Second State to Provide Paid Sick Days

New at LAS-ELCSeptember 10, 2014

Today, Governor Brown took a historic step for working families and signed Assembly Bill 1522, which provides workers in California the guarantee of earned sick days, accruing one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, regardless of the size of the employer.More

Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center Settles Breastfeeding Discrimination Claim against World Journal

Press ReleaseAugust 26, 2014

LAS-ELC today settled a claim on behalf of To-Wen Tseng, a journalist for the Chinese-language newspaper World Journal who was allegedly denied legally mandated lactation accommodations at work. In addition, Ms. Tseng claimed that World Journal discriminated against her because she requested a private space to pump breast milk.

LAS-ELC Settles Breastfeeding Discrimination Claim against World Journal

New at LAS-ELCAugust 25, 2014

LAS-ELC today settled a claim on behalf of To-Wen Tseng, a journalist for the Chinese-language newspaper World Journal who was allegedly denied legally mandated lactation accommodations at work. In addition, Ms. Tseng claimed that World Journal discriminated against her because she requested a private space to pump breast milk.More

Prevent Wage Theft

PublicationAugust 23, 2014

LAS-ELC Helps Women Veterans at Fresno Stand Up Event

New at LAS-ELCAugust 22, 2014

Today LAS-ELC traveled to Fresno to provide free legal services to homeless women veterans at the Fresno Women Veterans Stand Up. More than 200 people attended the event at the American Legion Post 500. Representative Jim Costa addressed the crowd and thanked women veterans for their service. More

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