National Partnership for Women & Families

Research Library: Workplace Fairness

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The Pregnancy Discrimination Act: Where We Stand 30 Years Later

Pregnancy discrimination complaints are on the rise – and have been for a very long time...


Amicus Brief: Ledbetter v. Goodyear

Under the ruling below, an employee cannot challenge pay discrimination resulting from any decisions made before the most recent pay decision prior to the 180-day limitations period under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


Working Women and South Carolina’s Wage Gap

In South Carolina, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $31,518 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $41,381. This means that women are paid 76 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $9,863 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Working Women and Washington’s Wage Gap

In Washington, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $40,246 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $52,080. This means that women are paid 77 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $11,834 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Denver Women and the Wage Gap

In the Denver metro area, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $42,260 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $52,499 per year. This means that women in the Denver area are paid 81 cents for every dollar paid to men in the area, amounting to a yearly gap of $10,239 between men and women who work full time.


Working Women and Missouri’s Wage Gap

In Missouri, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $32,481 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $42,282. This means that women are paid 77 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $9,801 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Conozca Sus Derechos: Acoso Sexual

Pero no se debe aceptar el acoso sexual como parte de la jornada diaria de trabajo. Es una forma de discriminación sexual, y como tal es ilegal. Existen leyes estatales y federales que protegen a las beneficiarias de asistencia pública y a otras personas que se encuentran en empleos de bajos ingresos.


Equal Employment Opportunity Restoration Act

Equal Employment Opportunity Restoration Act -- Fact Sheet


Civil Rights Act of 1991

To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to restore and strengthen civil rights laws that ban discrimination in employment, and for other purposes.


Working Women and North Carolina’s Wage Gap

In North Carolina, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $33,188 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $41,138. This means that women are paid 81 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $7,950 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Dallas Women and the Wage Gap

In the Dallas metro area, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $39,432 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $46,595 per year. This means that women in the Dallas area are paid 85 cents for every dollar paid to men in the area, amounting to a yearly gap of $7,163 between men and women who work full time.


Amicus Brief: Long Island Care at Home v. Coke

This case concerns whether a provision of the Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1974, Pub. L. No. 93-259, relieved a commercial enterprise of its obligation to pay the federal minimum wage and overtime premiums to employees who provide health care in customers’ homes- or empowered the Labor Department to legislate such an exemption.


California Women and the Wage Gap

In California, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $41,817 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $49,281 per year. This means that women in California are paid 85 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $7,464 between men and women who work full time in the state.


Working Women and Connecticut’s Wage Gap

In Connecticut, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $46,004 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $60,168. This means that women are paid 76 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $14,164 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Arkansas Women and the Wage Gap

In Arkansas, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $30,752 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $37,488 per year. This means that women in Arkansas are paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $6,736 between men and women who work full time in the state.


Conozca Sus Derechos: Discriminacion Por Embarazo

Muchas mujeres reciben un trato injusto en el trabajo o cuando buscan trabajo por el hecho de estar embarazadas o porque un empleador piense que se puedan quedar embarazadas. Quizá esto le haya ocurrido a usted.


EEORA Senate Bill

A bill to restore the effective use of group actions for claims arising under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, title V of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, section 1977 of the Revised Statutes, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and for other purposes.


Charlotte Women and the Wage Gap

In the Charlotte metro area, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $37,225 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $49,131 per year. This means that women in the Charlotte area are paid 76 cents for every dollar paid to men in the area, amounting to a yearly gap of $11,906 between men and women who work full time.


Working Women and Rhode Island’s Wage Gap

In Rhode Island, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $40,532 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $50,567. This means that women are paid 80 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $10,035 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Statement of Opposition on the Nomination of Janice Rogers Brown

The National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of Janice Rogers Brown to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.


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