The nation is poised for progress, but it will only come if lawmakers recognize that strengthening our economy will require paying as much attention to the kinds of jobs that are available as they pay to creating or keeping jobs in the United States.
Sometimes life tests you in ways you never expected. The election that shocked the nation dealt a stunning blow to our efforts to make this country more fair, family friendly and healthy.
Those of us who have spent our careers fighting discrimination in all its forms have been deeply concerned by reports of bias by Airbnb hosts, and allegations that Airbnb’s platform might have helped facilitate some of the discrimination.
Today is the eighth and final Labor Day the country will celebrate with Barack Obama as its president. It’s well worth taking a moment to appreciate his deep and enduring commitment to equal opportunity for women in the workplace.
Earlier this month, I joined a strong group of civil rights advocates on Capitol Hill to celebrate the introduction of the Do No Harm Act of 2016.
MTV asked that question as it announced its 79% Work Clock and effort to call attention to the gender wage gap. This was my response.
“These issues should be at the top of our national agenda.” That was the message Sen. Cory Booker delivered at the National Partnership’s annual congressional briefing.
This Women's Equality Day, in light of all the recent attention to paid leave, let's remind Congress that the fight for equal rights for women is far from over.
The U.S. Department of Labor's proposal to update the country's overtime rules is about our future, and we all have a tremendous amount at stake.
Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in four same-sex marriage cases today, marriage equality is now the law of the land in all 50 states.
Navigating the workplace — not to mention workplace politics — can be a challenge for pregnant employees.
The National Partnership held its annual gala on June 4, and the speakers, the crowd, the program and the event were extraordinary.
The move makes for an extraordinary moment in the effort to establish more fair and family friendly workplaces in this country.
In honor of Mother’s Day, let’s all commit – or recommit – to ending the days when time is elusive for so many and workers too often have to choose between job and family.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear Peggy Young v. United Parcel Service (UPS) this week, a case that could help secure — or erode — pregnant workers' right to equal treatment.
As the month draws to a close, there are clear signs of progress and frustrating reminders that vigilance remains essential.
It has been quite the week for fair pay for women. On Monday, we witnessed a shameful act when opponents blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act in the Senate.
Amable Alvarez grew up in a poor, rural village in Spain. As a child, he never got the chance to attend school because his family couldn't afford to be without his help on the farm.
Today, women across the country still routinely face inequality at home, at work and throughout society. And too often, the issues we care most about seem not to matter.
Can you imagine not knowing from day to day or week to week whether you will be scheduled to work or what your paycheck will look like?
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