On March 3, 1913 supporters of the right of women to vote marched in Washington D.C., disprupting the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson.
There is no denying that in spite of our best efforts, women continue to be discriminated against in the workplace.
The case involves whether the 35-foot limit violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and its free speech guarantees.
The money bill's positives led Richard Trumka to call it "a good start that moves in the right direction" on spending priorities.
The public is invited to join the San Francisco Labor Council in celebrating two outstanding workers and mothers, Teresa Mina and Lupe Chavez, who have fought for their families and all immigrants, amazing true life stories that appears in a new book by David Bacon, "The Right to Stay Home."
Despite being fined, Anthony responded, "I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty," and, true to her word, never paid the fine for the rest of her life.
Nellie Taylor Ross was elected governor of Wyoming on Nov. 4, 1924. She was the first woman ever elected to a governorship.
The turnaround came ten years after the commission had filed a complaint that African Americans, Latinos, other minorities, and women were being unfairly treated.
She reported on the Lawrence textile strike, the steel strike of 1919, the textile workers strike of 1934, and coal strikes in Harlan County, Kentucky. After reporting on the Loray Mill strike in Gastonia, N. C., in 1929, she wrote her famous novel, "Strike!"
Women's organizations, activists, and lawmakers launched a women's economic intiative that includes not just reproductive rights but pay equity, good jobs, and economic justice.