Labor and civil rights groups are urging the Senate to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that would help eliminate the wage gap between men and women.
Alan Simpson's public apology has not stopped a groundswell of calls for his firing.
Today, August 26, marks the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution being signed into law.
Governor David Paterson signed into law a bill stipulating that a person who has been the victim of sex trafficking can go back to court to have arrests for prostitution erased from their record.
The Obama administration is urging the Senate to end wage discrimination against women by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Policies on whether, and how, to aid the nation's families have gotten caught in the poisonous political partisanship permeating the country, said speakers at a panel on the future of families.
BOSTON - National Organization for Women President Terry O'Neill challenged feminist activists to block new attacks on Social Security and abortion rights, and elect women who will fight for women.
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Is single-payer government-run health care - a key cause for 21 international unions and 500 other labor organizations and a bugaboo for the health insurers and the Radical Right - in the massive health care overhaul Congress approved on party-line votes and President Barack Obama signed?
U.S. government discrimination against minority farmers and women will be a thing of the past if the Obama administration has anything to say about it.
Calling her "one of the nations foremost legal minds" and a "trailblazing leader," President Obama announced his Supreme Court nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan on May 10.