“For years, these employers have trampled on the rights of workers, both children and adults, and violated our child labor laws forcing minors to work for them,” Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil said in a statement.
Congressional investigations into Planned Parenthood inspired by deceptive videos kicked off on Wednesday, with a hearing that featured no witnesses from either Planned Parenthood or the Center for Medical Progress.
As we move closer to the election, we must remember to continue calling out these attacks for what they are: a political rallying cry for an extremist agenda.
Two of the major anti-Planned Parenthood talking points, which anti-choicers have disseminated through mainstream media, are about advancing the idea that any sexual health services that aren’t about making babies doesn’t count as real health care.
Planned Parenthood is the only option for safety net family planning services in one-fifth of the counties it operates in.
Federal contractors can earn up to seven days of paid sick leave per year starting in 2017. Obama also renewed his call for more comprehensive paid family leave opposed by many Republicans.
The Kentucky clerk protesting marriage equality by refusing to issue marriage licenses pledged to continue to ignore court orders and block marriage licenses in the county.
A recent case in California highlights the ongoing threat that widespread Catholic-affiliated hospitals potentially pose to reproductive health care.
Institutions that use fetal tissue for scientific research have found over the past month that they are vulnerable targets of anti-choice legislation pushed in legislatures across the country.
If the new rule is finalized, it could be one of the biggest wins for transgender people during this administration.