A ruling last week could open the doors for businesses like McDonald’s to be held liable for the unlawful employment actions of its individual franchises.
A letter signed by more than 130 religious and secular groups calls on the Obama Administration to rescind a Bush-era legal memo the groups claim advances taxpayer-funded religious discrimination.
The decision released on Thursday is a historic first step in outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation nationwide.
New requirements announced by the Department of Housing and Urban Development seek to crack the problem of entrenched racial segregation in housing.
The proposed rule would boost the overtime exemption from $23,660 a year to $50,440 a year.
The Republican-dominated U.S. House voted 242 to 184 Wednesday to pass a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks nationwide, with no exceptions for a woman’s health or fetal anomalies, and with rape and incest exceptions that advocates call callous and cruel.
Even in states that allow for private insurance coverage of abortion, figuring out the details of that coverage can include many hurdles.
The Department of Health and Human Services, despite pressure from advocates and members of Congress, will not allow uninsured women to enroll in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) if they become pregnant outside of the three-month window of open enrollment.
A series of proposed regulations seek to address conflicts of interests in retirement advice the Obama administration says costs middle class and working families billions of dollars each year.
Banning transgender employees from using restrooms consistent with their gender identities violates federal civil rights laws, an agency ruled.