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April 4, 2019

NWLC Reacts to Senate Republicans Rule Change for Judicial Nominations

(Washington, D.C.) Yesterday, Senate Republicans made a rule change that slashes the amount of post-cloture debate time on district court nominees and sub-cabinet level executive nominees to just two hours. The following is a statement by

March 28, 2019

NWLC Responds to Allegations of Sexual Violence in the Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice Movement

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “We have to talk about sexual assault in every space. Again and again, people we love and

March 27, 2019

House Passes Paycheck Fairness Act that Protects Against Pay Discrimination and Closes Wage Gap

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act with the support of every Democrat in the House and seven House Republicans.  The Paycheck Fairness Act will update and strengthen the Equal Pay

March 15, 2019

NWLC Mourns the Loss of Former U.S. Senator Birch Bayh

The National Women’s Law Center mourns the loss of former U.S. Senator Birch Bayh, the principal Senate sponsor of the landmark civil rights law Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in education. Known as “the father

March 13, 2019

NWLC Decries Confirmation of Neomi Rao to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “With the confirmation of Neomi Rao, the Trump-Pence Administration continues on its mission to stack the bench

March 13, 2019

NWLC Celebrates Introduction of Groundbreaking Equality Act

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Equality Act is set to be introduced in Congress, with bipartisan support in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Equality Act would provide protections for LGBTQ people across the

March 12, 2019

NWLC Celebrates Introduction of the EACH Woman Act

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the EACH Woman Act, or the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Act, was introduced in Congress, in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. The EACH Woman Act would

March 11, 2019

NWLC Reacts to President Trump’s Budget Plan

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “President Trump’s budget proposal makes one thing appallingly clear: his priorities lie with the rich and powerful – and

March 8, 2019

NWLC Reacts to Trump Administration Rollback of Obama Administration Overtime Rule

(Washington, D.C.) The Trump Administration’s Department of Labor (DOL) has just proposed a rule to dramatically weaken the final overtime rule issued by the Obama Administration in 2016. The 2016 rule updated the salary threshold under which

March 5, 2019

NWLC Reacts to Legal Victory that Orders Trump Administration to Reinstate the Equal Pay Data Collection

(Washington, D.C.) In August 2017, the Trump administration blocked a significant Obama-era equal pay data collection initiative that required companies with over 100 employees to confidentially report information about what they pay their employees by sex

February 26, 2019

NWLC Responds to Supreme Court’s Decision to Send Equal Pay Case Back to Court of Appeals

(Washington, D.C.) Yesterday, the Supreme Court took action in Yovino v Rizo, a case addressing employer justifications for paying a woman less than a comparable male employee under the federal Equal Pay Act. Last year, the Ninth

February 26, 2019

Congress Introduces the Child Care for Working Families Act to Provide Families Access to Affordable, High-Quality Early Learning and Care

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Child Care for Working Families Act was re-introduced in Congress by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) with Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI). This bill