Lilly Ledbetter worked for nearly 20 years at a Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. She sued her employer after learning that she was paid less than her male counterparts, despite having more experience than several of them
Now that the economic crunch is reaching those near the top of the pyramid, there is finally a sense that the United States is facing a real crisis.
The unemployment report on Friday was brutally bad. Unemployment rose in December, while job creation was minimal — and it’s highly likely, for technical reasons, that the job number will be revised down, showing an actual decline in employment.
The House is poised this week to take a historic step in favor of gay rights, with passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, otherwise known as ENDA (H.R. 3685).
January 25 – 31, 2007
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Gov. Kaine: Telework Champion Governor Kaine and his Cabinet continued his outreach efforts in Northern Virginia on Monday, with stops in Arlington and Loudoun Counties, Reston, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), and Medical Education Campus of the Northern Virginia Community College.
WASHINGTON – June Saint, of Pine Mountain, Ga., tried retirement after decades as a nurse. It didn’t fit.
Funding for child care, or lack of it actually, dominated the discussion at the Board of Supervisors public hearing Monday morning on the FY 2006 Carryover Review of the budget. The Child Care Assistance and Referral (CCAR) program provides access to safe and affordable child care for low-income, working families. […]