Todd Scherwin

labor lawyer in Los Angeles

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Todd Scherwin on KCRW

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed California’s Fair Pay Act into law. It aims to reduce the gender gap in wages across the state.

Fair Pay Act and Hollywood

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed California’s Fair Pay Act into law. It aims to reduce the gender gap in wages across the state.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

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Founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth, Allensworth is “the first and only California town to be founded, financed and governed by Black Americans.”

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It turns out that clinicians are not very good at estimating the probability of illness which leads to unnecessary care.

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Political fallout is mounting as LA grapples with how to house its many residents living on the streets.

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Nice to Meet You Forever is the story of Shaka Mali Tafari and his best friend Gail, a 78-year-old Jewish woman who grew up attending theatre and opera on the Northside of Chicago.

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June 19, 1865 was the day in Galveston, Texas when enslaved African Americans learned they were free a full two years after then-President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation…

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Music has always played an important role in cultures across the globe and across the millenia.

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