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The Price of Poverty and its Unique Costs for Women

Filed in DOL, Minimum Wage, Women by on January 17, 2014 4 Comments
The Price of Poverty and its Unique Costs for Women

This week the Shriver Report was released, which examines financial hardship among American women. It includes contributions from luminaries like Maria Shriver, Anne-Marie Slaughter and Beyoncé, who share their perspectives on the unique economic challenges women in this country face. Many articles emphasize the challenges that arise due to lack of flexibility in the workplace, […]

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Know Your Rights: Breastfeeding in the Workplace

Know Your Rights: Breastfeeding in the Workplace

August is National Breastfeeding Month, and it’s important for both employers and employees to know that the Fair Labor Standards Act requires breaks for mothers to express breast milk during the workday. We know that breastfeeding requires supportive environments − including our workplaces. A provision of the FLSA requires employers to provide a reasonable amount […]

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