Art in the Age of Black Power: Remarks on a San Francisco Art Exhibit

March 16, 2020

This past weekend we treated ourselves to a visit to San Francisco’s de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, an outing we have been meaning to take for a number of months. We were moved by the current exhibit, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-83. This internationally acclaimed exhibition […] Read More

International Women’s Day: Thoughts of a Bay Area Attorney

March 12, 2020

We were in line at the local coffee shop here in the San Francisco Bay Area on the weekend when our attention was caught by a youngster looking at the many colorful posters on the bulletin board. Read More

CA Civil Rights Group, a Leading San Francisco Bay Area Discrimination Law Firm, Announces Post on the CROWN Act

February 25, 2020

San Francisco, California – February 25, 2020. California Civil Rights Law Group, a San Francisco Bay Area law firm specializing in discrimination litigation, is proud to announce a new post on the CROWN act. The CROWN Act was signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsome on July 3, 2019. The legislation prohibits racial discrimination […] Read More

The CROWN Act: Working Against Discrimination in California & Beyond

February 21, 2020

We were watching the Academy Awards, looking to glimpse a view of a friend who was in the audience, when our attention was caught by the winner of the Best Animated Short Film. Former NFL football player Matthew Cherry is the writer, co-producer and co-director of ‘Hair Love.’ During his acceptance speech, Cherry said this […] Read More

California AB51’s End to Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

January 10, 2020

In the Fall we celebrated California Governor Gavin Newsom signing into law Assembly Bill 51, thus prohibiting employers from requiring employees, or applicants for employment, to sign mandatory arbitration agreements. Read More

Equal Pay for Equal Work – Perspective of a Bay Area Discrimination Attorney

January 2, 2020

Our holiday table was groaning under the weight of roasted meat, aromatic stuffing, potatoes and vegetables. And once we had enjoyed a heaping plateful and some delightful conversation, we went back to the kitchen for dessert. Only to find that each of the beautiful pies, cut to serve six, was missing a giant slice. That […] Read More

Looking Forward to 2020

December 31, 2019

The turn of the seasons and close of the year brings time to reflect on past triumphs and losses and look to new challenges. 2019 brought tumult and conflict as well as victories and celebrations. For the California Civil Rights Law Group, the beginning of the year was cause for jubilation as we celebrated the […] Read More

Office Parties and Potential Harassment – Views from a Sexual Harassment Law Firm

December 21, 2019

We were enjoying a mid-week lunch in a local San Francisco Bay Area restaurant in early December and were distracted by a raucous outburst from fellow patrons. An extended table of 15-20 guests wearing the unmistakable sparkle of a holiday office celebration. They were playing some kind of white elephant gift exchange game that involved […] Read More

The Public Consequence of Sex Harassment

November 13, 2019

The #MeToo movement is now ten years old. For the past decade there has been increasing public support for women who stand up to unwanted treatment and sexual harassment instigated by male supervisors, colleagues, teachers, and employers. During those ten years, the societal response to women who have been the victims of such illegal behavior […] Read More

New Support for Victims of Sexual Harassment and Other Forms of Harassment…and An End to Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

October 25, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law key bills providing protections for employees vis-a-vis sexual harassment. Read More