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Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1982

CLC and NOW Defeat City of Chicago in Equal Pay Case

The City settles the nine-year-old N.O.W. v. City of Chicago equal pay case, benefitting hundreds of women janitresses and women clerks through salary upgrades, retroactive pension benefits, and $4.5 million in back pay.

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1982

Pro Bono Advocates is founded

With funding from the Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation, Pro Bono Advocates is founded to provide services to indigent clients, particularly survivors of domestic violence. In the first year, PBA recruits over 100 lawyers, trains volunteers, and begins referring cases to volunteer attorneys