A lawsuit filed in federal court claims a Colorado business fired an employee rather than accommodate her request to pump breast milk at work.
Unfortunately, very few issues that women of color prioritize will probably intersect with a GOP agenda in the near future.
More and more states require employers to provide workplace accommodations for pregnant workers, but the Roberts Court is poised to screw that all up.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 quietly repealed equal pay protections for women. You wouldn’t know that from a recent Walker campaign ad.
Egg freezing is an individualized, questionably effective technical fix for a fundamentally social problem.
A new Economic Policy Institute report and “Fight for 15″ protests have a common theme: Because employers pay their workers too little to live on, workers have to rely on government assistance to get by and taxpayers foot the bill.
Arkansas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross last week laid out a proposal to strengthen the state’s laws protecting women against gender discrimination in the workplace. Ross outlined a series of policy objectives called the “Fair Pay and Equal Opportunity Plan.”
Latinas would have had to work until today, October 8, to catch up to what white men made last year alone.
The lawsuits are the first to enforce transgender workers’ rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
A new analysis of this week’s Census data on income and poverty, which found a statistically insignificant narrowing of the wage gap between men and women from 77 to 78 cents on the dollar, finds that the wage gap is much wider for women of color and varies widely state by state.