New at LAS-ELC
New at LAS-ELCJune 1, 2015
We’re excited to announce that Mike Gaitley, LAS-ELC Senior Staff Attorney and Director of the Community Legal Services Program, is a recipient of UC Irvine School of Law’s 2015 Community Pro Bono Advocate Award. More
Press ReleaseJune 1, 2015
The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) and the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) this morning welcomed what they called a historic ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of a Muslim woman who sued Abercrombie & Fitch after she was denied a job because she wore a hijab (Islamic headscarf).
New at LAS-ELCMay 22, 2015
LAS-ELC, Sanford Heisler Kimpel LLP and the California-based Foundation for Advocacy Inclusion and Resources (FAIR) are thrilled to announce the selection of Amelia Alvarez as the second Sanford Heisler Kimpel Public Interest Diversity Fellow.More
PublicationMay 21, 2015
PublicationMay 10, 2015
LAS-ELC, CWLC & Simpson Thacher Urge Santa Paula High School to Ensure it Provides Equal Sports Opportunities to Girls
New at LAS-ELCMay 7, 2015
The most recent data from the federal Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights’ website indicates that at Santa Paula High School fewer girls played sports than boys in relation to enrollment. More
New at LAS-ELCApril 23, 2015
Yesterday four California bills sponsored or co-sponsored by LAS-ELC passed out of the Senate Labor Committee. SB 406 would give more employees job protection while caring for a new child or a seriously ill family member, and its passage takes us one step closer to expanding access to California’s landmark Paid Family Leave program. More
PublicationApril 3, 2015
Press ReleaseApril 1, 2015
An agreement to resolve the Willits v. City of Los Angeles case was reached today that will result in a more than $1 billion investment in city sidewalk repairs and other pedestrian improvements.
The class action sought to ensure better access for persons with mobility disabilities to the city’s sidewalks, curb ramps, crosswalks, pedestrian crossings and other walkways.
New at LAS-ELCApril 1, 2015
An agreement to resolve the Willits v. City of Los Angeles case was reached today that will result in a more than $1 billion investment in city sidewalk repairs and other pedestrian improvements.More