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August 15, 2018

NWLC Files Complaint Against D.C. Board of Chiropractic on behalf of Sexually Harassed Patient

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) filed a complaint with the D.C. Board of Chiropractic on behalf of a young woman who was repeatedly sexually harassed by her chiropractor. Over the course

August 14, 2018

TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund Awards $750,000 to Organizations Serving Low-Wage Workers Who Experience Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Grants will go toward raising awareness of the resources available to survivors of sexual harassment and supporting them as they come forward.   (Washington, D.C) – The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund awarded $750,000 in grants

August 11, 2018

Kavanaugh’s Hearing Schedule Is Outrageous and an Insult to the American People, Says NWLC

(Washington, D.C.) This afternoon, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced that confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will begin on September 4. The hearings are expected to last only three or four

August 2, 2018

Black Women Disproportionately Experience Workplace Sexual Harassment, New NWLC Report Reveals

Black Women Disproportionately Experience Workplace Sexual Harassment, New NWLC Report Reveals (Washington, D.C.)  Black women filed sexual harassment charges at nearly three times the rate of white, non-Hispanic women with the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity

July 30, 2018

Senators Have a Lot to Gain by Supporting Abortion Rights and Rejecting Kavanaugh

As the U.S. Senate considers Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States, a new national survey conducted by Civis Analytics’ political data science team shows that voters overwhelmingly

July 26, 2018

The Administration’s Policy that Separated Children and Parents is Unforgivable, Says NWLC

(Washington, DC) Today is the court-ordered deadline for the Trump Administration to reunite all families that were separated at the border as a result of its zero-tolerance policy, which was initiated in May. The following is

July 21, 2018

HRC & NWLC Target Kavanaugh in Full-Page Ads Across Four Key States

WASHINGTON — This weekend, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), launched full-page newspaper and digital ads in

July 19, 2018

Lawsuit Filed Against HHS for Refusing to Release Documents Regarding New Office for Civil Rights Division

(Washington, D.C.) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) today filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for refusing to release records related to a new division within

July 9, 2018

NWLC Responds to Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court puts women’s health, equality, dignity, and

July 5, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Trump’s Hiring of Bill Shine as Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications and Assistant to the President

(Washington, D.C.)  Today, President Trump announced that Bill Shine will become his assistant and deputy chief of staff for communications. Fox News fired Shine as its co-president in May, 2017 for allowing and then covering up

July 3, 2018

NWLC Responds to Trump Administration Rescinding Diversity/Affirmative Action Guidance

The following is a statement from Emily Martin, General Counsel and Vice President for Education and Workplace Justice at the National Women’s Law Center: “Affirmative action programs benefit everyone in this country—particularly women and girls. By

June 27, 2018

NWLC Responds to Justice Kennedy’s Retirement from the Supreme Court

The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “Justice Kennedy’s retirement sounds the alarm over the future of civil rights in this country. For decades, Kennedy