March 11, 2019

Don’t Look to the Trump Budget for Child Care Help — You Won’t Find It

Today, the Administration released initial information about its 2020 Budget request. Despite what the Administration claims, this preview shows that Trump does not prioritize the child care needs of families and children. Based on what we

March 11, 2019

Six Reasons the Trump Administration’s Budget Is a Disaster for Women and Families

This morning, the Trump administration released its budget blueprint for FY2020. As Maya Angelou warned us, “when people show you who they are, believe them.” And this budget shows us exactly who President Trump is and

March 8, 2019

What SNAP Really Means for Women and Families of Color

Last month, the Trump administration proposed a rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that would take food away from an estimated 755,000 people. Who is one of the primary groups targeted by this

March 8, 2019

Stop Detaining Pregnant Immigrant Women

CW: Discussion of infant loss This week, Senator Murray, along with 24 cosponsors, introduced the Stop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act. The bill would reinstate the presumption of releasing pregnant women from immigration detention and

March 7, 2019

It’s Time for Maryland to Say No to Salary History

On February 19, NWLC testified in front of the Maryland House of Delegates on HB634, the Wage History and Wage Range Bill, which would stop an important driver of the gender wage gap in Maryland: employers’

March 5, 2019

We Sued the Trump Administration and Won

The more information you have about a problem, the more likely you will be able to craft a solution to fix it. That’s especially true for workplace pay inequity. It would be much easier to close

March 5, 2019

It’s Not Really AAPI Equal Pay Day. Here’s Why.

Today marks Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Women’s Equal Pay Day, which represents how many extra months the typical AAPI woman in the U.S. has to work to make what her white, non-Hispanic men colleagues

March 1, 2019

Is Your State Pushing for Equitable Workplaces?

nbsp; While Congress struggles to pass legislation to create fair, safe, and dignified workplaces for all, states are taking up the charge and moving legislation to create jobs where women are paid equally for comparable work and can work free from

March 1, 2019

#BlackWomenBuiltThat: Mechelle Vinson and Black Womens’ Space in the Fight to Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

“I don’t feel ashamed, I don’t feel that I shouldn’t have stood up for my rights, because I feel that I am being me now. Before I was a lie. I wasn’t myself. I was living

March 1, 2019

Black Women Built That: How Jaribu Hill Is Building a Racial Justice Movement in the Deep South

“My legacy will be one of uncompromising, unflinching champion work.” – Jaribu Hill. A worker’s center for human rights in Mississippi, a training program for aspiring civil rights lawyers, a protest song group… of course #blackwomenbuiltthat.

March 1, 2019

Black Women Built That: Sharon Shelton and Combining Trauma-Informed Advocacy and Racial Justice for Californian Youth

The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund granted 18 Outreach Grants last summer to incredible organizations doing know your rights trainings and educating workers around sexual harassment and the rights they have. This Black History Month, I wanted

March 1, 2019

Black Women Built That: Dr. Carol Brunson Day and a Legacy in Early Childhood Education

In continuing the “Black Women Built That” blog series, we celebrate the Black women who have built and are continuing to lead the children and women’s advocacy movement. Supporting child development demands that we support their