On Equal Pay Day April 24, the Education and Labor Committee held hearings on the Paycheck Fairness Act. In March U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, (D-Conn.) introduced the bill, which would tighten loopholes in existing pay equity law and reinstate the Equal Pay Initiative, proposed in 2000 to dedicate $27 million to teach employers and employees […]
Bills target wage discrimination against women By TIM MARTIN The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) â€” House Democrats appeared around the state Monday in support of bills they say would strengthen Michigan laws related to wage discrimination against women. One of the bills would create a statewide pay equity commission that would be responsible for […]
Jo Swift blogs Paul Street about Deeper Racism in America.
Korean-American groups express sorrow, avoid guilt For Korean-Americans, the realization of a shared ethnicity with Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho has left many trying to untangle a complex web of emotions. Shock that someone could commit such a horrific act of violence. Anguish for the victims. And the unfounded fear – common among virtually any […]
In corporate America, decisions are still made on behalf of money, not employees. Steve McLaughlin, the former president of Tools 4 Hire who has been accused of embezzling more than $1 million company funds has come under fire now. But what is worth mentioning is that he was being protected by the company since a […]