At first blush, the debate over the Paycheck Fairness Act may not look like part of our ongoing national fertility discourse. But failure to pass the PFA will give women yet another reason to have fewer kids.
Will Congress be voting for fair pay? Will women soon have access to certified professional midwives in Illinois? And are women in the U.S. really getting the message that we’re at risk of contracting HIV?
The Paycheck Fairness Act is set to be voted on in November. If it passes, the journey towards fair pay for women in the United States will get oh-so-much shorter.
What does fair pay mean to you? Equality? Justice? What about the ability to care for the family you have and plan for the family you want?
The Lilly Ledbetter Act is a major victory for workers. But Congress must pass additional fair pay legislation, closing loopholes that currently prevent enforcement of equal pay laws.
Passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Act is a victory for workers, but more significant pay discrimination protections are still in Congress.
It’s official: the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act has been signed into law.
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The Senate this afternoon passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, reversing a 2007 Supreme Court decision that requires employees to bring pay discrimination claims no later than 180 days after the first, and only the first, instance of pay discrimination.
The House today passed both the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act, restoring and establishing basic protections for employees who are subject to wage discrimination.