“For years, these employers have trampled on the rights of workers, both children and adults, and violated our child labor laws forcing minors to work for them,” Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil said in a statement.
Republicans have justified cutting funding to Planned Parenthood by citing a series of videos published by an anti-choice front group, the Center for Medical Progress.
One Utah program makes students choose to promise to uphold several flawed statements on abstinence. I would love to believe that the students would be brave enough to challenge what’s written on the page, but just in case, I decided to explain why some of the most outrageous statements just don’t make sense.
Through the first six months of 2015, states enacted 51 new abortion restrictions; this brings the number of restrictions enacted since 2010 to 282.
Kansas’ Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order allowing clergy members to refuse to perform marriages of same-sex couples and permitting the continued discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.
A bill that would increase North Carolina’s mandated waiting period for abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours received final approval Tuesday in the state’s GOP-led senate.
Lawmakers in the GOP-majority Oklahoma legislature passed a bill Thursday that would triple the state-mandated waiting period for women seeking abortions.
Employers intentionally misclassified workers to avoid federal labor protections, according to a settlement reached between 16 companies and the Department of Labor.
The Montana legislature over the weekend gave final approval to the state’s Medicaid expansion plan, sending the bill to the governor’s desk for a signature.
An Oklahoma senate committee passed a bill Monday that would increase the state’s mandatory waiting period for a woman seeking abortion care, with one Republican legislator comparing the decision to have an abortion to divorce proceedings.