Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

July 2, 2021

by Meg Organ The California Civil Rights Law Group commemorates the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed into law on July 2nd. This extremely important legislation aimed to end segregation and protect people from discrimination. Today, the 57th anniversary of the passage of that law, provides an opportunity to reflect on what […] Read More

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

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

Two New Supreme Court Decisions Deal Blows to Employee Rights

August 31, 2020

On July 8, 2020, the United States Supreme Court handed down its decisions in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Beru and Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania. The first case bars teachers at religious schools from bringing employment discrimination claims against their employers. The second case allows employers […] 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

#ustoo: Disabled Women and Sexual Assault

July 17, 2018

College students with disabilities are more likely to be sexually assaulted than non-disabled students. The National Council on Disability (NCD) study on this topic was the first of its kind; past studies by federal agencies and task forces did not include disability as a demographic category. This left a gap—and it turns out a significant […] Read More

Larry Organ Selected by SuperLawyers as a Top San Francisco Bay Area Litigation Attorney

July 5, 2018

California Civil Rights Law Group, is proud to announce that lead attorney, Larry Organ, has been selected by SuperLawyers as a top San Francisco Bay Area employment law and litigation attorney. SuperLawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional […] Read More