Tag Archives: workplace

The Feministing Five: Vivien Labaton

Tweet Fresh off the advocacy presses, the newly launched “Make It Work” Campaign is the latest initiative in fighting for equitable workplace rules such as equal pay, minimum wage, caregiving, and increased support for balancing work and families. “Make It Work” is gearing up to influence political and electoral campaigns for the next three years, hitting [...]
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Class-action discrimination lawsuits after Wal-Mart

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetBy Amanda Dysart & Ariela Migdal, ACLU Women’s Rights Project Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit hears oral argument in Davis v. Cintas, one of the first nationwide class action discrimination cases to be argued since the Supreme Court issued its decision in Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes last June. The [...]
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Quick hit: New Catalyst study finds that women do ask

TweetBut they don’t get. At least, not at the same rates as men do. Two researchers from Catalyst, a research and consulting organization that aims to make workplaces more diverse and equitable, are writing a series for the Washington Post about gender inequity in the workplace. Their first article features research from a new Catalyst [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-in: Mentoring Edition

TweetAccording to a new study by LinkedIn, one in five professional women in the U.S. has never had a mentor. The survey of nearly 1,000 women found that 52% of women without mentors said they’d just never found “someone appropriate” and 67% of women who had never been mentors said it was because they’d never [...]
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