Duke University published a new study, which found that women wake up grumpier than men and asserts that women need more sleep than men. Me? I think there is just a lot to be grumpy about lately.
In the decade since the original Wal-Mart v. Dukes suit began, the national gender wage gap has remained steady at 77 cents to the dollar. This case is just one example that there is much, much more work to be done to improve women’s economic status in the US.
This week all eyes turned to the Delhi Charter School, which rescinded a policy that grossly discriminated against female students. This situation underscores how ineffective we are at supporting pregnant and parenting teens.
In the face of major backlash, the school has decided to reverse its discriminatory policy.
This week the U.S. Supreme Court held that states cannot be sued for denying workers sick leave. The majority opinion handing down on Tuesday should be a warning to women: the Supreme Court most definitely does not have our backs.
The Supreme Court issued its decision in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart sex discrimination case yesterday, a frustrating ruling that doesn’t challenge the existence of bias, but that exempts the company from accountability.
Theruled for on Monday in its fight to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of women who work there, according to the Associated Press.
In what could be a great boon for the retailer, the Supreme Court has announced it will hear Wal-Mart’s appeal that the gender discrimination suit not be allowed as class-action.
The Paycheck Fairness Act is slated to come up for a vote this Wednesday, November 17th. Unless it passes, it could take another 50 years for women to achieve pay equity.
A new mother in Ohio is fired for taking leave days after the birth of her baby. The Ohio Supreme Court rules the termination is perfectly legal.