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Women Wal-Mart workers press class action suit

The 1.2 million present and former female Wal-Mart workers who are victims of the monster retailer's sexual discrimination urged the U.S. Supreme Court to let their class action suit proceed.

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Who is Ines Sainz?

"I like to look good, but that in no way makes me any less dedicated to the sports journalism world," Sainz wrote.

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Illinois celebrates Lilly Ledbetter Day: equal pay for equal work

CHICAGO - Illinois Governor Pat Quinn honored Lilly Ledbetter Oct. 14 for her struggle to win equal pay for women.

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Civil liberties advocates slam pay-to-protest ruling

SAN ANTONIO - Progressive activists here are considering further action against a ruling by a three-judge appeals panel that the police department can selectively penalize free speech rights.

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New health care law benefits women and children

The new health care reform law, the Affordable Health Care Act, contains numerous benefits for women and children, women's advocates say.

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Groups issue call to action on Paycheck Fairness Act

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.

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Demands to fire Simpson increase despite apology

Alan Simpson's public apology has not stopped a groundswell of calls for his firing.

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Women’s Equality Day celebrates hard-won right to vote

Today, August 26, marks the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution being signed into law.

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New law seen as victory for trafficked women

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.

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Obama admin presses Senate to help end gender wage gap

The Obama administration is urging the Senate to end wage discrimination against women by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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