6 Key Laws

6 Laws Every California Parent, Caregiver, and Military Family Should Know

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Paid Family Leave Webinars

These webinars were made possible by these partners: ACLU Southern California, Senator María Elena Durazo, California Breastfeeding Coalition, California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, Breastfeed LA, ROC LA, Mi Familia Vota, Equal Rights Advocates, Legal Aid at Work, LA CRC, Worklife Law

EDD Videos

Watch these videos to learn how to file a claim with the Employment Development Department (EDD). The EDD is the agency that sends you money when you’re taking time off work for a qualifying reason.

Zero Weeks

The U.S. is the only industrialized nation in the world with no national paid family and medical leave program, aside from Papua New Guinea. Watch the documentary, Zero Weeks, to learn more about the paid leave crisis in the U.S. and what you can do to help.

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Organizational Resources

  • Legal Aid at Work
    • Provides free legal services, counseling, and resources about workers’ rights to care for themselves and their families, including accommodations, leaves, pay, and the right to be free from discrimination or retaliation.
  • Center for WorkLife Law
    • Provides programs for advancing women leaders, eliminating barriers for pregnant and breastfeeding workers and students, preventing family responsibilities discrimination, and helping companies prevent bias in the workplace and create more stable schedules for hourly workers.
  • BreastfeedLA
    • Provides education, outreach, and advocacy to promote and support breastfeeding.
  • Instituto de Educación Popular del Sur de California (IDEPSCA)
    • Responds to the needs and problems of disenfranchised people through leadership development and educational programs.
  • Family Values at Work
    • Helps state coalitions educate the public and policymakers about the importance of universal access to paid leave and job protection, while emphasizing the particular urgency of this issue for low-wage families and children and the ways it overlaps with racial and gender inequities.