When Pregnant Women Face Workplace Bias

Letter to Editor (NATIONAL)

When Pregnant Women Face Workplace Bias

June 24, 2018 | Laura Brown | New York Times (NYT)
The observation that many women “never file complaints because they can’t afford an attorney, don’t recognize that what happened to them is illegal or fear retaliation” is especially true of mothers in low-wage jobs. And for them, losing a job is much more than a setback.
Tags: Employment | Pregnancy | Workers Rights

After ‘Me Too,’ women want justice. Lawyers have bad news for them.

News Story (NATIONAL)

After ‘Me Too,’ women want justice. Lawyers have bad news for them.

February 4, 2018 | Jessica Contrera | Washington Post
Despite the torrent of attention being paid to sexual harassment and discrimination, the legal system in place to respond to related claims has not changed. Many have been inspired to seek legal action only to learn that it’s probably too late to file a lawsuit.
Tags: Employment | Sexual Harassment | Workers Rights