CLIWA is a statewide coalition of worker centers, legal services programs, community based organizations, and workers rights clinics who partner with low-wage and immigrant workers to enforce workers’ rights to fair pay, safe working conditions, and the right to work without discrimination or harassment Please check the Services section to […]
Longtime labor and immigration rights activist Victor Narro believes it’s time to bring spirituality into social justice work. To that end, his book Living Peace provokes dialogue for the sharing and integration of spirituality among those working for peace and justice. Narro reveals how the life and teachings of St. […]
The Center for Workers’ Rights is getting close to the launch its services for low-wage workers in the greater Sacramento area! This fills a much needed gap in this area. To celebrate the launch, they are having an Inaugural Celebration on August 20th at 6pm in Sacramento. Visit their website […]
By Dept. of Industrial Relations OAKLAND, CALIF., JULY 18, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has again been recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the Top 75 Labor and Employment Attorneys in California. This is the second time Julie Su has received this honor. Last […]
By Brittny Mejia Oakland Tribune POSTED: 07/17/2013 03:03:31 PM PDT | UPDATED: 23 DAYS AGO OAKLAND — East Bay recycling workers protested in Oakland on Wednesday, citing frustrations with management they say is not improving pay for the workforce. Waste Management, a garbage and recycling company, made more than […]
Thousands of the mainly immigrant workers in California never collected claims for back pay and labor law penalties from their employers, a study says. June 27, 2013|By Marc Lifsher Over a recent three-year period, thousands of mainly immigrant workers… (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles…) SACRAMENTO — Anita Herrera spent years […]
Equal Rights Advocates (ERA) long recognized for their championship of Title IX and gender discrimination issues nationwide has joined CLIWA as its newest member.
Amicus Brief Filed in Salas
AB 1165, sponsored by Worksafe, is currently being considered by the Senate. This bill is vital to ensuring that employers abate serious health and safety violations rather than delay fixing hazards by filing appeals of health and safety violations.