The Roberts Court could decide in May to take up a Mississippi law designed to close the state’s only abortion clinic.
Workers’ rights advocates weren’t expecting 15 Republicans to vote in favor of giving American workers the chance to earn paid sick days, as they did last month.
The bill will now go before the state senate—also majority Republican—where it is expected to pass.
A Texas Democrat on Thursday called this year’s state legislature the most misogynistic she’s seen in her 21 years as a state representative, following a house vote that would have ended legal abortion care for pregnant Texans whose fetuses have medical anomalies that aren’t survivable outside the womb.
This is a story about Dr. John Thorp and a Missing Decimal Point, an odd mystery that raises questions about when an error becomes a lie, and when—in the context of court proceedings—a lie becomes perjury.
The new version of the ban is likely to include changes to its controversial rape exception, but pro-choice advocates say that’s a red herring that ignores the reality of women’s health needs.
The union acting on behalf of fired Walmart workers in five states filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board accusing the retailer of retaliating against workers organizing for better pay and benefits.
Amid a political battle over a Philadelphia City Council ordinance guaranteeing paid sick leave to people who work, Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor to President Obama, threw support behind the city, calling an effort by state legislators to block the ordinance “dreadful.”
The federal labor law agency announced it was considering a rule change that would allow unions in so-called “right-to-work” states to process grievance fees for non-members.
Colorado pro-choice activists on Wednesday decried a bill introduced by state Republicans in response to a grotesque crime against a pregnant woman that would give “personhood” rights to fetuses.