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Ban the Box Is a Win for Women

Linda Meric | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics
Linda Meric

If you've ever applied for a job, you've probably seen the box we're talking about. Applications often require you to check if you've ever been convicted of a crime.

5 Tips on How Your Bridge Job Can Benefit Your Business

Kelly Lynn Adams | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Kelly Lynn Adams

Even if you hate your job(s) and are working on an exit strategy to leave, you must shift your perception and turn around your thinking of your bridge job(s). Your job can be looked upon as your secret angel investor or your sugar daddy.

We Must End Racial Profiling and Deadly Police Brutality

Linda Meric | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics
Linda Meric

Mothers across the country are taking to the streets to demand accountability and change in American policing that criminalizes African Americans regardless of actual crimes committed. The deplorable failure of a grand jury to indict Darren Wilson for killing unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown is just the latest evidence that the system is beyond broken.

Paid Leave Keeps Women in Their Jobs and That's Good for the Economy

Linda Meric | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Linda Meric

February 5 marks the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). At the time, FMLA was a groundbreaking law -- a great first step toward ensuring that we can all succeed at being both breadwinners and caregivers. But FMLA still has a long way to go.

Yes, We Can! 40 Years of Winning Justice for Working Women

Linda Meric | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Linda Meric

The year was 1973. Women were starting to make great strides. Roe v. Wade made abortion a constitutional right; Captain Emily Howell Warner became the...

For Our Daughters' Sakes, Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

Linda Meric | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Meric

The much heralded and hotly contested mid-term elections are done. The ballot questions have been decided and the candidates are either grateful becau...