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March 18, 2020

Communications Workers of America, United Steelworkers Seek to Intervene in Crucial Case to Defend Civil Rights Enforcer

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and United Steelworkers (USW) filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought by Oracle America against the Department of Labor in which Oracle seeks to

March 18, 2020

NWLC Reacts to Senate Passage of Second Coronavirus Stimulus

The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “This bill is a critical first move to responding to this crisis, and its passage will save lives

March 12, 2020

Child Care Providers Deserve COVID-19 Crisis Support

(Washington, D.C.) As the spread of the coronavirus tests the country’s economy, the National Women’s Law Center is joining a coalition of public policy experts calling on Congress for swift and immediate action to support child care

March 12, 2020

NWLC Reacts to Proposed Pandemic Stimulus

The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center:   “This bill is a critical down payment on ensuring that families and communities in the direct path

March 11, 2020

NWLC Reacts to Harvey Weinstein Sentence

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC):  “I am grateful to the Silence Breakers who bravely came forward and risked so much to stop

March 10, 2020

Congress Must Act to Support Working Families During COVID-19 Crisis

(Washington, D.C.) The National Women’s Law Center is joining a coalition of public policy experts across the country calling on Congress to take immediate action to support  American workers during the spread of COVID-19.   The

March 9, 2020

New poll of Michigan Black women voters released

DETROIT — Over seven in 10 Black women voters (74%) in Michigan believe political candidates are failing to address the issues that are central to their lives, according to the findings of an online poll of 525 Michigan Black women that

March 5, 2020

NWLC Extends Gratitude to 2020 Female Presidential Candidates

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center:   “Future generations will remember this election cycle as a critical moment in the fight to

March 4, 2020

NWLC Reacts to Oral Arguments In Historic Abortion Access Case

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center:   “The justices asked the hard question that showed at least some of them believe what

February 27, 2020

NWLC Applauds Introduction of the Part-Time Worker Bill of Rights Act

(Washington, D.C.) Today, Representative Jan Schakowsky and Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced the Part–Time Workers Bill of Rights—bold new legislation that will afford crucial protections to millions of part-time workers.   Employers routinely exclude part-time workers from workplace benefits, pay them less than their full-time counterparts, and deny

February 25, 2020

Senate Votes on Two Extreme Anti-Abortion Measures

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Senate will vote on two anti-abortion bills. One bill – S. 310 and S. 311 – would deny families the ability to decide for themselves how they would like to spend the

February 24, 2020

Weinstein Verdict “Shows That Our Work Is Not Done”

(New York City, NY) Today, a jury convicted Harvey Weinstein of first degree sexual assault and third degree rape.    The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s