“No one has it all figured out yet,” says La’Wana Harris about the word “diversity,” to which she’s devoted her career. “Some talk about diversity as inclusion, or diversity as equity, but I like to think diversity is also about belonging. Belonging is a big one.”
As we reflect upon the two year anniversary of the #MeToo movement and the one year anniversary of the Kavanagh hearings, it is time for us to deepen our collective understanding of the wide-ranging economic and emotional consequences of sexual harassment—and recognize that when women are held back, we all suffer the consequences.
The Supreme Court will soon decide whether it’s legal for an employer to fire a gay man because the employer disapproves of his sexual orientation, or to refuse to hire a trans woman because the employer is uncomfortable with her gender identity.
Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases that will decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects lesbians, gay men and trans people from workplace discrimination.
I investigated and handled claims of workplace discrimination and harassment every day during my 12 years as an employment attorney—and I was experiencing precisely such discrimination and harassment from my own employer.
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 U.S. Women’s National Team works significantly more than the men’s team and outperforms them—but they still earn significantly less.