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We’ve helped more than 100 workers!

Since the Center for Workers' Rights opened in September, we have assisted more than 100 workers with their workplace issues. A majority of the clients were seen at our Workers' Rights Clinic in Davis, where we have successfully held 8 sessions. 13 UC Davis law students have conduc
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The Center Welcomes Kevin Kish to Sacramento

The Center for Workers' Rights gathered fellow workers' rights advocates to welcome Kevin Kish, the new Director of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, to Sacramento on his first day in the position. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Kish was the Director of the Employment R
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Unemployment Insurance Victory: Pregnancy is not an Illness

On Monday, December 1, 2014, a Sacramento woman approached her boss with news that she was excited to share with her employer; she was pregnant. For the previous two years, she worked for a local construction company  cleaning houses that were under construction, making
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$44k in Wages and Penalties Won for Sacramento Driver

On  February 11, 2015, the  Labor Commissioner awarded the Center’s client Leon Burns $44,961.90 in wages, interest, and penalties  after a hearing was conducted on January 15, 2015.  Stephanie Medina, a first year law student at UC Davis School of Law (King Hall) represented Mr
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2014 – A Year We Will Remember

Dear Friends, I am sad to see 2014 come to a close.  In this year, the Center for Workers' Rights went from a dream to a respected legal service organization. Since opening in September, we've assisted 75 workers with their workplace issues, won 100%
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Worker Appreciation Party – December 10th

WORKER APPRECIATION PARTY Join us in celebrating the dedicated workers
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Wall of Justice Recognition

At this year's California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) Conference in San Diego, leaders of the Center for Workers' Rights were recognized for their dedication to workers' rights on the "CELA Wall of Justice." Mariko Yoshihara, Scot Bernstein, and Daniela Urban had their names
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Opening of the Workers’ Rights Clinic in Davis

On September 24th, 2014, the Center for Workers’ Rights and the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center hosted the very first Workers’ Right Clinic in Davis. The clinic was staffed by 13 incredibly dedicated law student volunteers from UC Davis School of Law (King Ha
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