While the dot-com bubble was bouncing and bursting on Wall Street, Georgia Kelly learned about a corporation in Spain that was owned and governed by its workers. That town’s story changed her own.
“This is the year of the domestic worker. Their time has come.”
I was paid substantially less for doing the same job as a male counterpart for two years—and I found out because the person who was earning more than me was my partner.
It has been encouraging to see politicians on both sides of the aisle signal their support for a national paid parental leave plan in the days since President Trump’s State of the Union address. With any legislation, however, the devil is in the details—and the plan proposed by the administration to date is devilish indeed.
Congress must pass the FAMILY Act, and President Trump must sign it into law.
When flight attendant Melissa Chinery’s male co-workers took to Facebook to make offensive and threatening comments about her, she filed a sexual harassment grievance with her employer. Instead of disciplining her harassers, however, American Airlines promoted them.
Is 2018 the Year of the Woman 2.0? Women are speaking out against harassment and entering politics at unprecedented levels—but while women have made progress on important fronts, many barriers to equality remain, and most of them are economic.
Federal law allows employers in the U.S. to deny pregnant workers basic accommodations—and effectively force them to choose between their jobs and their pregnancies.
#TimesUp, Verizon—and #TimesUp, XPO.
New data shows that women not only report sexual harassment at a higher rate than men, but also report sexual harassment at a higher rate than men—even in male-dominated spaces.