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The latest charge statistics released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) raise serious concerns about the persistence of on-the-job discrimination. The number of charges received by the EEOC in FY2008 increased significantly in all categories
October 31st, 2003 marked the 25th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).1 Enacted in 1978, the PDA amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to clarify that the prohibition against sex discrimination in employment includes discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.
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.
Gender equity in the restaurant industry…
The following amici submit this brief, with the consent of the parties, in support of Respondents’ argument that the order of class certification was consistent with Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
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.
A bill to restore, reaffirm, and reconcile legal rights and remedies under civil rights statutes.
That is why the National Partnership for Women & Families looked closely at Judge Alito’s available record, examining his writings and opinions on a range of issues from employment to reproductive rights to affirmative action, and more.
The National Partnership for Women & Families strongly opposes the nomination of Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owen to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
The National Partnership for Women & Families strongly opposes the nomination of Judge Terrence Boyle to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
The National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of Janice Rogers Brown to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
The National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of William Pryor to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
The National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of Charles W. Pickering to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
The National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of William G. Myers III to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of James Leon Holmes to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
We, the undersigned women’s rights organizations, write to express our strong opposition to the nomination of Jeffrey Sutton to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Jeffrey Sutton is an experienced Supreme Court litigator who has gained prominence because of his staunch advocacy in favor of states’ rights and elevating state sovereignty over Congress’ power to protect civil rights.
This brief highlights the important role racially integrated schools play in breaking down persistent and pernicious stereotypes. As this Court repeatedly has recognized, negative assumptions based on race or sex have had terrible consequences for many Americans, denying them valuable opportunities and perpetuating unfair treatment.
While women have made gains in the last four decades, serious barriers to full equality in the workplace remain. Title VII has been one of the main tools for tackling these barriers, helping to root out and eliminate illegal practices – but it has not been enough.
Women's Equality Day commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment to U.S. Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote. More than 90 years later, the fight for women's equal access and opportunity continues—especially in workplaces across the country.
At the center of our current public policy debate is a fundamental struggle over what "affirmative action" is and really means. This struggle carries enormous implications for women's lives, since affirmative action has provided women with opportunities they were previously denied despite their merit.
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