The Equal Rights Amendment, which would prohibit sex discrimination, was introduced nearly 100 years ago. With a new president and a Democratic Congress, advocates say its chances are better than ever.
In a letter to the nonprofit’s boards of trustees, more than 20 women said misconduct is commonplace at the organization.
Three women filed federal charges against United Way Worldwide, accusing CEO Brian Gallagher of targeting them after they spoke up about sexual harassment. Two were fired.
“I like working. I’m a working woman. [Teaching is] my passion. That’s what I love doing. That has been my career and really a major focus in my life, so I feel like I could handle it and do everything else that first ladies want to do.”
Without additional public funding, 40% of the child care centers in the U.S. say they’ll be forced to permanently shutter because of the financial pressures of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey released Monday by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
In addition to being told how women should dress and speak, attendees were also told that women’s brains absorb information like pancakes soak up syrup so it’s hard for them to focus. Men’s brains are more like waffles. They’re better able to focus because the information collects in each little waffle square.
When Lilly clicked to agree to the app’s terms and conditions, she also agreed to take any complaints about the company to arbitration, a secret court where she would have no right to a jury trial and where the deck is often stacked against victims of sexual assault and harassment.
Alabama is one of only two states with no equal pay laws protecting women from discrimination and it has the fourth largest pay gap in the U.S., according to the National Partnership for Women & Families.
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“It’s been really hard. Donors who jump in early want a safe bet and see women as risky bets,” another Democratic organizer told HuffPost, declining to be named because of her relationships with some of the candidates.