Senator Elizabeth Warren announced today that she would be adding her name to the growing list of elected officials, celebrities and activists leading the #CancelTerranea movement, a national boycott of the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
“Article ignores the great strides we’ve made.” That was the headline in the Saipan Tribune in response to the Ms. cover story on abusive garment sweatshops, forced abortions and sex trafficking in the Northern Mariana Islands. After the publication of “Paradise Lost,” Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) reintroduced the United States-Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Human […]
In a brave stand against workplace sexual misconduct, a group of McDonald’s workers filed 25 sexual harassment charges and lawsuits against the fast food giant at the end of May—adding up to more than 50 suits and complaints that workers have filed alongside Fight for $15, an international organization of low-wage workers, in the last three years.
I’ve seen what arbitration can do to workplace harassment victims. That’s why I joined other women trial lawyers in Washington D.C. to advocate on behalf of the FAIR Act.
The two of us are Verizon workers, yet neither of us ever expected to find ourselves in this position—blowing the whistle on the largest wireless company in America.
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.