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CRLA Attorney Weighs In on Sexual Harassment

“A lot of the harassers are serial harassers,” says Michael Marsh with California Rural Legal Assistance. “They go from one place of employment to the next place of employment and no one ever checks on their credentials or checks on their background.”“A lot of the harassers are serial harassers,” says Michael Marsh with California Rural Legal Assistance. “They go from one place of employment to the next place of employment and no one ever checks on their credentials or checks on their background.”

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San Benito County Neediest Residents Assisted

April 1, 2014 - Through the brilliance of the Public Interest Law Project and our own Watsonville staff, San Benito County adopted General Assistance regulations and created a program at its Board of Supervisors meeting.April 1, 2014 - Through the brilliance of the Public Interest Law Project and our own Watsonville staff, San Benito County adopted General Assistance regulations and created a program at its Board of Supervisors meeting.

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CRLA Alumnus Wins Prestigious Award

The American Bar Association has selected Martin Glick  as the 2014 John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award!  The John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award was established by the ABA Section of Litigation in 1990.The American Bar Association presented Martin Glick with the 2014 John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award! The John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award was established by the ABA Section of Litigation in 1990.

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California Report features our Heat Stress Program

Heat Wave Worrisome for Worker HealthWe've had some record-setting heat around the state this summer – it's more than just an annoyance for those who can't take refuge because the outdoors is their office. Recently when temperatures in California soared above 100 for almost three weeks, three farm workers died. As Lisa Morehouse reports, state regulators are investigating those deaths to see if employers violated heat illness prevention laws.

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