I quickly discovered that there was an attitude that my work was menial and the value of it minimal. We don’t tend to highly value the work that is traditionally done by women. In fact, we will pay someone more to take of our cars than we will pay them to take care of our children or elderly parents.
Did you know an unexpected trip to the hospital could cost you and your family nearly $2,000 a day? It’s no joke. Roughly 62 percent of all bankruptcies in the …
Committee member Alicia Newton and I were privileged to represent 9to5 at the press conference for National Voter’s Registration day in collaboration with the other member organizations of Pro Georgia. The opportunity to have a voice in democracy was awesome. It was an honor knowing that so many before us gave their lives in order to make this possible.
Earlier this week tech giants Apple and Facebook announced offering to pay female employees to freeze their eggs. They say it’s a way to help professional women pursue high-level careers without sacrificing their future families.
Poverty is a women’s issue. Nearly six in 10 poor adults are women, and more than half of all poor children live in families headed by women. Poverty rates are especially high for single mothers, women of color and elderly women living alone.
Too many women are more likely to know where the fireworks are held in July than how or when to cast a vote in November. And our democracy depends far more on this latter information.
Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for Being LGBT in America paints a stark picture of the added financial burdens faced by LGBT Americans because of anti-LGBT laws at the national, state and local levels.
After working at the Chatham store for 10 days, a pregnant Thelma was shopping and had two TVs fall on her. She needed time to recuperate to prevent a miscarriage and heal from her injuries, but her manager said she had to come back to work. Thelma filed a lawsuit; shortly afterwards, she was fired.
We know where we stand. We vote. We vote our values. Now it’s even easier to register to vote, with some states providing online registration options.
For the first time ever, the Senate yesterday agreed to move on to a full debate of the Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA), by a vote of 73-25. We’ve passed the first of many hurdles, but it’s not over – this is the Senate’s chance to do the right thing.