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Court rules unpaid intern can’t sue for sexual harassment

TweetYou can’t be serious!  A woman who was allegedly sexually harassed while working an unpaid internship cannot sue her harasser because she was unpaid. Via ThinkProgress: When unpaid interns encounter sexual harassment at work, federal law tells them tough luck. Some states and cities have expanded discrimination and harassment definitions to interns, but that does [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet More on Bradley Manning and the “transgender defense”. “The ‘Baby Veronica’ case currently before the Supreme Court is many things…What it’s not is a case that feminists have been on the right side of.” Another Onion #fail, this time with regards to statutory rape and incest. Oh, goody. The Archbishop won’t deny communion to Irish [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetHugo Schwyzer and the consumption of redemption narratives. Interns at the Nation had organized against unpaid labor and the Nation Institute has promised minimum wage for all interns starting this fall. Check out the activists’ website here. Colorlines on why Orange is the New Black is so addictive. Be “PC.” Bitch on what you need [...]
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