Last month, White Sox player Adam LaRoche walked away from a multimillion dollar baseball career after his boss told him he could no longer bring his son to work. People were quick to criticize Adam's bold decision to put #FamilyFirst, with one fan even going as far as to call him a "selfish quitter."
Let us start with the obvious. If your daughter is coming of age in 2016, the situation facing her is this: If she lives in a poorer country, her chances of having appropriate access to reproductive care will be around 50-50. If she lives in Texas, her odds of obtaining such care may soon be about as slim.
At our 2015 Annual Luncheon, Governor Jay Nixon signed equal pay Executive Order 15-09. An executive order (E.O.) is a policy or regulation issued by the Governor, which has the force of law. E.O. 15-09 promotes gender pay equity in the workplace by directing state agencies and encouraging private sector organizations to use best practice guidelines to identify and address gender wage gaps within their organization.