Protecting Parents: California’s Pregnancy and Parental Leave Laws

April 8, 2021

Bringing and nurturing new life into this world is a time filled with joy and excitement. In California, we have some of the country’s strongest employment leave laws that support and protect parents taking care of their newborns as well as parents welcoming children home through adoption and foster care. The Pregnancy Disability Leave Law […] Read More

Stop Asian Hate

April 1, 2021

Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have faced a surge of violent attacks, harassment, and hate crimes since the start of the pandemic – especially after President Trump called Covid-19 “the China virus” last March. But racism against the AAPI community has a long history in the United States, spanning back generations. Anti-Asian sentiment, both subtle […] Read More

Equal Pay for All Womxn

March 24, 2021

Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day of awareness of the gender pay gap that continues to wrongfully persist. This day is recognized in many countries throughout the world. Not only does it bring awareness to the severity and scale of gender discrimination, but it challenges us as a society to do better for gender […] Read More

Federal District Court Blocks Executive Order’s Ban on Anti-Discrimination Training

January 21, 2021

On December 22, 2020, a federal district court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against President Trump’s Executive Order 13950 — Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping, affirming that prohibiting anti-racism and anti-discrimination workplace training may be a violation of the First Amendment. This injunction comes Santa Cruz Lesbian and Gay Community Center, et al. v. Donald […] Read More

COVID-19 Relief for the American Workforce: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

December 3, 2020

FFCRA: a temporary rule offers American workers & employers protections and relief under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Acts. Read More

Black Lives Matter, Including at Work

November 14, 2020

Workers of color continue to be discriminated against. These 4 California Laws may aid the pursuit of justice and healing. Read More

Remembering Justice Ginsburg, Looking Forward

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg transcended her position as a United States Supreme Court Justice to a national icon. Justice Ginsburg dedicated her career to advancing the law toward gender equality whether she was arguing before the highest court or seated on the other side of the bench. Her gently spoken yet fiery legal […] Read More

Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month

September 16, 2020

September 15 through October 15 marks Latinx Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions to American society of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson initiated the national observance of Hispanic Heritage week and it was expanded to a […] Read More

Racial Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against Mitsubishi Electric, U.S., Inc. by California Civil Rights Law Group

September 9, 2020

“No one should have to trade their dignity and self-respect for a paycheck.” –Larry Organ, Founding Partner, California Civil Rights Law Group On behalf of four Black employees, the California Civil Rights Law Group today filed a lawsuit claiming racial harassment, discrimination and retaliation against Mitsubishi Electric, U.S., Inc. in the Superior Court in the […] Read More

Reflections on Labor Day

September 8, 2020

“Society must stand up to powerful people intent on protecting their own interests over the interests of the workers and their families.” by Kris Organ Working people in America, even in a time of pandemic and catastrophic fires, celebrate a Labor Day Holiday. Recent events call on us to recognize the essential nature of workers […] Read More