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Andy Harris is working against equal pay in Md.

Equal pay for Americans should be non-negotiable — and shouldn’t be a debate at all here in Maryland. Yet even as we just observed Black Women’s Equal Pay Day and years of efforts to close...

How Republicans Snuck Anti-Abortion Measures Into the Coronavirus Bailout Bill

The restriction links to the Hyde Amendment, which generally bars the use of federal funds to pay for abortion unless the life of the mother is at risk, or in cases of rape or incest....

Working Moms Among The Hardest Hit By Coronavirus Pandemic

About one in five working Americans are employed part-time, and women make up nearly two-thirds of that work force, according to a report from the National Women's Law Center. Part-time workers are the least likely...

Coronavirus To Impact Low-Wage, Black Workers The Most

On Capitol Hill, both Democrats and the White House proposed economic relief measures. President Trump unveiled a proposal for payroll tax cuts through the election and into the end of the year, providing relief for many working...

Child Care Programs Need Coronavirus Funding, Advocates Urge Congress

"Child care is so essential to our economy and central to family well being," Karen Schulman, The National Women's Law Center's (NWLC) child care and early learning research director, tells Romper. "And it is already very vulnerable,...

Even in the #MeToo age, this woman got nowhere trying to fight back against harassment

It can be illegal for employers like Chikara Mochi to fail to protect employees from sexual harassment and then to fire them when they learn of such complaints, said Sunu P. Chandy, legal director for...