The Roberts Court on Monday agreed to consider limits on the ability of workers to form class-actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
On Equal Pay Day, advocates and women members of Congress said that pay discrimination is no accident.
The Department of Labor announced it was lifting rules put in place by the Bush administration that made investigating pay discrimination claims nearly impossible.
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.
Pay discrimination, paid family and medical leave, and flexible work hours get little attention from pundits. But the candidates running for president have very different positions on these critical economic issues.