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What Women Told Us: Pay and Promotion Disparities Are Rampant, Part I

What Women Told Us: Pay and Promotion Disparities Are Rampant, Part I

By Ilona Nanay, Women's Rights Project & Katherine Clemente, Women's Rights Project at 6:11pm
On March 29, Wal-Mart v. Dukes will be argued in front of the Supreme Court. At issue is whether this sex discrimination case against Wal-Mart should be allowed to proceed as a class action. The ACLU submitted a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that class actions are appropriate when employees allege that a company’s policy allowing managers to subjectively decide who receives promotions and pay increases has led to gender disparities, even in a company as large as Wal-Mart. Today we’re featuring quotes from women who have commented on our posts about the case, with striking examples of sex discrimination they have experienced on the job.
What Women Told Us: Pay and Promotion Disparities Are Rampant, Part II

What Women Told Us: Pay and Promotion Disparities Are Rampant, Part II

By Ilona Nanay, Women's Rights Project & Katherine Clemente, Women's Rights Project at 6:24pm

Tomorrow, Wal-Mart v. Dukes will be argued in front of the Supreme Court. At issue is whether this sex discrimination case against Wal-Mart should be allowed to proceed as a class action. The ACLU submitted a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that…

100 Years After the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

100 Years After the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

By Ilona Nanay, Women's Rights Project at 6:26pm

(Editor's note: We know it's no longer Women's History Month, but we still have a lot more to say! We'll be featuring a few more posts in April.)

When people think of women's rights, issues like the glass ceiling, sexual harassment, or reproductive…

What Women Told Us: Pay and Promotion Disparities Are Rampant, Part III

What Women Told Us: Pay and Promotion Disparities Are Rampant, Part III

By Ilona Nanay, Women's Rights Project & Katherine Clemente, Women's Rights Project at 9:18pm

Today, Wal-Mart v. Dukes was argued in front of the Supreme Court. At issue is whether this sex discrimination case against Wal-Mart should be allowed to proceed as a class action. The ACLU submitted a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that class actions…

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