Work-life should not be a mothering issue, It shouldn't even be a parenting issue. It should be a workplace issue.
Black unemployment is still double the national rate, and research has shown that, even when controlled for factors like education and experience, Black job seekers still face hiring discrimination.
Too often, progressives focus entirely on the social justice arguments for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and fail to address the concerns of libertarian-leaning Republicans. The following are common comments expressing skepticism about ENDA, and how I answer each.
As Dr. King said, injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. African Americans have spent much of our history fighting for fair treatment and equal opportunity. We must also offer support to our immigrant brothers and sisters.
We queers are still operating below citizenship status and have a long way to go before we secure our status as protected minority. What we do now have, though, that we never did before, is the official right and privilege to be mad. C'mon, you know you're angry.
The nexus between a pathway to citizenship and workplace protections must not be through an employment verification system. This did not work in 1986 with IRCA's employer sanction laws and it will not work today.
Americans hold dear the unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But for gay people trapped in the closet under fear of losing their jobs, life offers anything but liberty and happiness.
History shows that citizenship alone will not lead to fair workplaces. It is up to us to change the course of history and put fair workplaces at the center of any policy, including immigration reform
While the majority of Gen-X, Gen-Y and Baby Boomers work very well together and respect each other, there are a few in the minority who appear to be on a power trip. Unfortunately that trip causes an adverse impact on capable, talented older workers.
One year ago today, the Supreme Court's decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes prohibited the women of Wal-Mart from joining together to fight discrimination in a single lawsuit.
I chose to move to Portland when I was twenty because that's where my favorite band, Sleater-Kinney lived. That tells you everything you need to know ...
This month, one of Belgium's women's rights organizations, zij-kant, caused quite a stir with their annual "Equal Pay Day" message.
The restaurant industry is the only industry that has a wage gap established by law, which results in significantly lower wages for women workers than for men.
The time has come for President Obama to sign an executive order banning sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination by federal contractors.
Generally, workers who described their supervisors as younger than them viewed their supervisors as less supportive as compared to workers who described their supervisors as older than them.