Archive for September 21, 2018

New Year, New Location for the Workers’ Rights Clinic

On September 20, 2018 the Center for Workers’ Rights and Legal Aid at Work launched the 5th year of the Workers’ Rights Clinic with UC Davis Law School (King Hall) at its new location at the Department of Health Services building for the County o
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CWR Responds to Inaccurate Portrayal of Independent Contractor Misclassification

On September 6, 2018, the Sacramento Bee published a misleading post about the misclassification of employees as independent contractors.  In the article, the Sacramento Bee quotes an owner of a local Barbershop about the impact the California Supre
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Appellate Court Rules in Favor of CWR in Piece Rate Truck Driver Case

The Center for Workers’ Rights began representing truck driver Curtis Vance after he attended our Workers’ Rights Clinic during its first year in January 2015. Vance often spent more than half his day “on duty, not driving,” which mostly went
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Advocating for Rights of All Workers on Labor Day

Once again, the Center for Workers’ Rights celebrated Labor Day with union members and local politicians at the Sacramento Central Labor Council’s Labor Day Picnic held this year at Fairytale Town at William Land Park.   We distributed infor
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