The Daniel Holtzclaw trial entered its third week Monday, with over two dozen out of an estimated 175 witnesses for the prosecution having testified so far, and yet local residents are still waiting for the story to grab nationwide attention.
The federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour isn’t enough money to keep a single parent working full-time out of poverty, and it’s worth less every year due to inflation.
A federal appeals court unanimously ruled Thursday that Washington State regulations requiring pharmacies to fill all valid prescriptions, including for contraceptives, should take effect.
The National Women’s Law Center found that many insurers aren’t properly covering birth control, maternity care, preventive services, and care related to gender transition.
More women’s job gains were in low-wage industries last month than in 2014 overall, and women already make up two-thirds of the low-wage workforce.
The National Women’s Law Center’s new video could have been a fantastic opportunity to highlight inequality; instead, it demonstrated a lack of clear understanding about the transgender wage gap.
Black lesbians are hyper-marginalized within their race, gender, and sexual orientation. The rates of poverty and unemployment for Black lesbians means that our society must think more critically about policy and legislation that would improve the quality of life across all marginalized groups.
A 6-1 ruling gives pregnant workers in Florida more legal protections from on-the-job discrimination.
A new report from the National Women’s Law Center argues, among other things, that Congress should pass the Fair Employment Protection Act to correct the narrow definition of a supervisor created by last summer’s Supreme Court decision in Vance v. Ball State University.
A flurry of legal briefs filed by members of Congress shows that resolution of the birth control benefit lawsuits is as much a political exercise as a judicial one.