Bay Area

Preparing for Workplace Raids

In recognizing the alarm and uncertainty that comes with the workplace raids that frequent our communities in the Bay Area Legal Aid at Work has provided a few resources to help better understand the rights of employees and employers affected by workplace raids.

Legal Aid at Work is a nonprofit legal services organization that has been assisting low-income, working families for more than 100 years. They use four main strategies to enforce and strengthen workers’ rights:

If ICE comes on to your premises contact Legal Aid at Work and any of the local Rapid Response hotlines– see all the phone numbers here: bit.ly/rapidresponseca

Below you may find resources prepared by Legal Aid At Work on employers rights and responsibilities regarding workplace raids. They have been prepared in Spanish and Chinese as well:

https://legalaidatwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Compressed-FINAL-Employer-Guide-ICE-Worksite-Enforcement-SPANISH-00514605-min.pdf (Spanish)

https://legalaidatwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Chinese-Employer-Workplace-Raids-00506142.compressed.pdf (Chinese)

 

Below are worker-facing resources regarding workplace raids prepared by Legal Aid At Work. They have been prepared in Spanish and Chinese as well:

https://legalaidatwork.org/es/factsheet/workplace-raids-workers-rights/ (Spanish)

https://legalaidatwork.org/zh/factsheet/workplace-raids-workers-rights/ (Chinese)