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New Data Regarding Workers’ Access to and Use of Leave

On August 16, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released data from the 2011 American Time Use Survey. Among the findings were that: 4 in 10 workers lack access to paid leave; and Low-wage workers, Latino workers, those with poorer health, and those whose jobs place them in direct contact with the public (such as retail … Continue reading “New Data Regarding Workers’ Access to and Use of Leave”

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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Sweetwater Union High School District in Violation of Title IX

Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s ruling that Sweetwater Union High School District is out of compliance with Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, which bars sex discrimination in education, including athletic programs. By affirming the lower court’s decision, the Ninth Circuit ensured that girls at Castle Park High … Continue reading “Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Sweetwater Union High School District in Violation of Title IX”

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Court Finds Sweetwater Union High School District Failed to Correct Title IX Violations – Contempt Finding Possible

U.S. District Court Judge M. James Lorenz found the Sweetwater Union High School District (“District”) failed to comply with a 2012 injunction ordering the District to bring the Castle Park High School athletic program into compliance with Title IX.  The court further ordered the District to explain to the court why it should not be … Continue reading “Court Finds Sweetwater Union High School District Failed to Correct Title IX Violations – Contempt Finding Possible”

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Fair Play for Girls to be topic of AAUW

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Muslim’s case takes ‘look’ at Abercrombie & Fitch policy

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Information Demanded on ICE Work Raids

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