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Urge Your Members of Congress to Co-Sponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act
Business  (tags: income, wages, pay, workers, women, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 55 days ago - act.nwlc.org
Women across the country - especially women of color - are typically paid less than men. Pay discrimination is one reason why. Tell your members of Congress today to co-sponsor and push for swift passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Tell Congress to Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Business  (tags: women, pregnancy, motherhood, jobs, employment, petitions )

Freya
- 128 days ago - act.nwlc.org
No one should be forced to make the choice between a paycheck and a healthy pregnancy. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would ensure pregnant workers get the accommodations they require - and keep their jobs when they need that income most.
Small Business Female Employees Still Feel the Pay Equality Gap
Business  (tags: Small businesses, employees, happiness, appreciated, productive, motivated, women, benefits, Matthew Owenby, Aflac )

Debbie
- 229 days ago - patch.com
In the last two decades, the number of women-owned businesses in this country has jumped 114-percent. But one area where women still fall behind is equal pay, whether they work for a small business or a major corporation
It's Past Time For Equal Pay
Business  (tags: women, jobs, employment, discrimination, sexism, economic injustice, pay gap, income disparity, petitions )

Freya
- 280 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Despite the fact that the Equal Pay Act was passed 55 years ago, the gender wage gap still exists and it hurts women of color and mothers the hardest. The good news is that solutions are possible.
From Floor Clerk to President: First Woman to Run Stock Exchange in 226-Year History
Business  (tags: women, business, corporate, GoodNews, goodnews, investors, money )

Glenn
- 305 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Stacey Cunningham's new position means that two of the world's most well-known stock exchange operators are now run by women.
What Is ALEC's Sexual Harassment Policy?
Business  (tags: sexism, women, bullying, petitions )

Freya
- 346 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A dozen members of the American Legislative Exchange Council stand accused of sexual misconduct, yet ALEC has remained silent.
A Heimlich Maneuver for Stopping Harassers
Business  (tags: workers, women, sexism, restaurants, waitresses, cooks, bullying )

Freya
- 347 days ago - motherjones.com
The #MeToo movement has helped unearth instances of sexual harassment and impropriety at dozens of restaurants across the country, from New York to New Orleans.
How Employers Penalize Women for Being Smart
Business  (tags: sexism, discrimination, prejudice, bigotry, women )

Freya
- 362 days ago - alternet.org
In yet more evidence that oppression is the business model and the entire economy is based on ----ery, a new study finds that being an academic superstar might actually hurt women's job prospects.
Starbucks Just Ensured Women Will Earn the Same as Men
Business  (tags: starbucks, women, equal pay for equal work, men, business, economy, ethics, finance, money )

Lone
- 366 days ago - globalcitizen.org
TAKE ACTION - Tweet at Influential Companies to #BuyWomenOwned-
7 Women-Owned Etsy Shops to Celebrate Girl Power Every Day
Business  (tags: women, shopping, shops, enterprises )

Freya
- 379 days ago - apartmenttherapy.com
International Women's Day was Thursday, March 8, and there were many ways to celebrate, from commemoration to education to activism.
When Harassment Is the Price of a Job
Business  (tags: women, harassment, sexism, bigotry, abuse )

Freya
- 409 days ago - thenation.com
As decades of activism meet the #MeToo moment, could the food-service industry be poised for sweeping change?
Look at This Quick Guide to the Habits, Advice, and Inspiration of the World's Most Successful Women
Business  (tags: women, GoodNews, goodnews, Entrepreneurs, business )

Glenn
- 435 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This infographic is all about the habits of the world's most influential women and how they believe other women can find success as well.
Ikea to Sell Rugs & Textiles Made By Syrian Refugees, Joins List of Companies Stepping Up
Business  (tags: Ikea, Syrian refugees, rugs, textiles, companies, jobs, women, jordan shoes wholesale, violence, business, marketing, society, world )

Lone
- 471 days ago - globalcitizen.org
The initiative is expected to create jobs for 200 Syrian refugees, mostly women, currently living in Jordan, a country that has welcomed more Syrians fleeing violence than any other country.
End Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Business  (tags: women, harassment, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 478 days ago - action.equalitynow.org
The #MeToo social media campaign and the growing list of sexual harassment allegations against powerful men in industry, politics and media highlights the pervasive nature of sexual harassment in the workplace.
 

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