Have you heard the news that UC San Francisco just adopted a complete ban on workplace smoking. According to SF Weekly, the ban prevents employees from smoking on the UCSF campus and even extends into employee breaks that may be taken off campus. The media outlet contacted Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP partner, Jean Hyams, […]
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Today is Women’s Equality Day! On this date in 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified, guaranteeing women’s right to vote. The struggle for the right to vote was led by working women, who understood that the right to equal pay for equal work could never be achieved without the right to vote. Let’s take a […]
Equal Rights Advocates honored Leslie Levy for her work at its annual luncheon this summer, where the keynote speaker was equal pay crusader Lilly Ledbetter. ERA is a national organization dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls. ERA explained why it chose the Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams […]
Anthony Weiner, the former Congressman and current candidate for New York Mayor, isn’t the first person to tweet his way out of a job. For the last few years, stories have been circulating about lots of people who were marched off the job after exposing something through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the like. Take the […]
For the third consecutive year, all four partners of Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP have been selected to the 2013 Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this recognition. Among those honored, Jean Hyams was […]
“50 years after the Equal Pay Act, women still earn only 80 cents on the dollar.” That’s the title (and the troubling truth) highlighted in Sharon Vinick’s post on the CELA VOICE, where Sharon serves as a contributing blogger.