Wyoming lawmakers in the state senate passed a bill Wednesday that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s non-discrimination employment laws, although religious companies and organizations will still be legally allowed to discriminate against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) signed an executive order Tuesday that rescinded discrimination protections for state employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
In its recent ruling, the high court did leave in place significant hurdles for employees making claims they were forced off the job.
January started off with conservatives across the country focusing legislative efforts on—what else—curbing abortion rights.
More than 300,000 wage and salary workers in California and New York are victims of wage theft, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Wednesday’s arguments in UPS v. Young left no clear sign of what, if anything, the Supreme Court intends to do to keep pregnant workers on the job.
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 Scott Walker in 2012 quietly repealed equal pay protections for women.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.