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That Was Then. This Is Now.

Filed in DOL, Women, Workplace Rights by on January 28, 2015 1 Comment
That Was Then. This Is Now.

Today, the Labor Department announced a plan to modernize outdated guidelines on sex discrimination. The proposal addresses a myriad of issues from sexual harassment, pay discrimination and pregnancy accommodations to safeguards for transgender workers and combating hostile work environments. Donna Lenhoff, a civil rights specialist at the Department of Labor, discusses the need for these […]

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Construction Jobs are Good Jobs – for Women, Too!

Filed in DOL, Jobs, Women, Workplace Rights by on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Construction Jobs are Good Jobs – for Women, Too!

The construction industry offers a growing number of well-paying jobs for individuals without college or graduate school training. According to an article on high-employment-growth firms by the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, among 20 different industries, construction is the nation’s fifth-largest contributor to job creation, generating more than 300,000 jobs from 2009 through 2012. Construction […]

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