Posts Tagged #WomenWhoWork

23333937_1984688005139692_4335833292389046686_o

How Unions Can Help End Academia’s Gender Inequalities

Harvard graduate students are voting on whether to unionize this week. If they win, they’ll join a growing trend of graduate students unionizing to fight stagnant wages, stingy health plans — and longstanding gender imbalances in academia.

Harvard graduate students are voting on whether to unionize this week. If they win, they’ll join a growing trend of graduate students unionizing to fight stagnant wages, stingy health plans ...

f_tov_la_wvteacher_180226.nbcnews-ux-1080-600

Victory for West Virginia Teachers: Six Key Takeaways

Editor’s note: This post was co-authored by Sejal Singh and Meg Sri.

West Virginia teachers came to win! After a massive nine-day teacher-strike which closed schools across every county in West Virginia, teachers this week secured a five percent raise and a hold on skyrocketing healthcare costs. Now, the West Virginia teachers are inspiring working women across the country — and proving that progressive organizing and collective action, not milquetoast centrism or reactionary racism, is the way to win in so-called Trump Country.

Editor’s note: This post was co-authored by Sejal Singh and Meg Sri.

West Virginia teachers came to win! After a massive nine-day teacher-strike which closed schools across every county in West Virginia, teachers this week Read More

tdy_pop_america_180104_1920x1080.today-vid-canonical-featured-desktop

Quote of the Day: Women Farmworkers Are Very Powerful

Damn right.

Yesterday, actress America Ferrera and Mónica Ramírez, president of the National Farmworker Women’s Alliance (Alianza Nacional de Campesinas), appeared on the Today show, to talk about the new Time’s Up campaign to end workplace sexual violence and harassment.

Damn right.

Yesterday, actress America Ferrera and Mónica Ramírez, president of the National Farmworker Women’s Alliance (Alianza Nacional de Campesinas), appeared on the Today show, to talk about the new Time’s Up campaign to end workplace sexual violence ...

Times Up image

300 women in Hollywood launch initiative to fight sexual harassment of all women

Looking for signs of hope in 2018? 300 Hollywood women just launched Times Up, a massive, multi-pronged initiative to fight systemic sexual harassment — including a $13 million legal defense fund designed to support working-class women like janitors, restaurant workers, nurses, and farmworkers who don’t have the resources famous women do to speak up. 

Looking for signs of hope in 2018? 300 Hollywood women just launched Times Up, a massive, multi-pronged initiative to fight systemic sexual harassment — including a $13 million legal defense fund designed to ...

stop-stealing-wages-mcdonalds

Friday Feminist Fuck You: Trump Wants to Let Bosses Steal Workers’ Tips

The Trump Administration is getting into the holiday spirit by pushing a new regulation that would let restaurant owners steal workers’ tips, taking an estimated $5.8 billion out of minimum wage workers’ pockets.

The Trump Administration is getting into the holiday spirit by pushing a new regulation that would let restaurant owners steal workers’ tips, taking an estimated $5.8 billion out of minimum ...

Screen Shot 2017-11-26 at 10.39.48 PM

Pelosi Bungles #MeToo

On Meet the Press yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared a “zero-tolerance” policy on sexual harassment. Minutes later, she broke her own policy.

On Meet the Press yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared a “zero-tolerance” policy on sexual harassment. Minutes later, she broke her own policy.

employment-application-denied

AmeriCorps Is Discriminating Against Survivors. They’re Not The Only Ones.

With a 4.0 GPA and two successful semesters with a state affiliate under her belt, Susie Balcom was a standout applicant for a job at AmeriCorps. It’s no surprise she received multiple offers from AmeriCorps programs.

With a 4.0 GPA and two successful semesters with a state affiliate under her belt, Susie Balcom was a standout applicant for a job at AmeriCorps. It’s no surprise she received multiple offers from AmeriCorps ...

Load More