Working parents could face discrimination as pandemic wears on

Jul 9, 2020
A California woman has sued her employer, saying she was fired because of her child care responsibilities.
A mother works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Women are reducing their work hours much more than men to take care of children and attend to household needs.
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Supreme Court ruling prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBTQ people

Jun 15, 2020
It had been legal to fire someone for being gay or transgender, deepening economic disparities.
An activist holds a Pride Flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday after the Court ruled LGBTQ people cannot be fired for their sexual orientation.
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Supreme Court rules LGBTQ workers protected from job discrimination

Jun 15, 2020
The outcome is expected to have a big impact for the estimated 8.1 million LGBTQ workers across the country.
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Younger workers more likely to talk pay with colleagues

Jul 4, 2019
Greater transparency around salaries could help close racial and gender pay gaps but can be tricky to navigate.
A group of business people having a meeting in an office
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Supreme Court to decide if gay and transgender workers are protected by Civil Rights Act

Apr 24, 2019
Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog talks about three cases and the workplaces involved.
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40 years after the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, pregnant employees still face workplace discrimination

Feb 28, 2018
"You know, you inform your boss of a pregnancy on Monday and you're fired on Tuesday. That still happens."
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