Posts Tagged ‘#TimesUp’
NLRB: Labor Laws Cannot be Used to Protect Racists
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is the primary federal agency responsible for making decisions on workplace issues surrounding union activity. The NLRB interprets the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), legislation that guarantees certain rights to employees, such as the right to form or join a union, as well as the right to refrain from…Read More
A Guide to Gender Equality Hashtags
Women’s Equality Day is on August 26. It commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 providing women the right to vote in America. Over that 100-year time span, much has changed for women, but equality in the workplace remains a challenge. Women still only make a fraction of the pay compensation that men…Read More
Can We Expect Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act in 2018?
Equal Pay Day 2017 fell on April 4 last year and marked the return to the House of Representatives of the Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA). It is the most recent iteration of a bill that has percolated in Congress for over two decades, but has never become law. Designed to ameliorate critical shortcomings its drafters…Read More