January 26, 2009The passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 is a victory for American workers. It restores the law to where it was prior to the Supreme Court decision. And it could not have happened without the guidance of Senator Kennedy and the leadership of Senator Mikulski.
Realistic & Fair Wages
January 25, 2009In today’s economic crisis, women and families have been hit the hardest. Women struggling in this tough economy have had to make impossible decisions between health care for their children and paying rent or mortgages. But even in the best of times, women are still at disadvantage. After decades of struggle for equality, women still earn only 78 cents for every dollar earned by a man.
January 22, 2009We're so close to passing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act that we're already cooling the champagne. But (and this is a pretty big "but") there are some potentially big glitches that could happen today on the Senate floor and we need your help to stop them.
February 26, 2008Written by Nanette Fondas and Katie Bethell A stay-at-home mother doesn't get a paycheck, so she might wonder if the Fair Pay Restoration Act impacts her life. At first glance it appears not, but a closer look shows that it does affect her and that all moms -- regardless of their stay-at-home or working mother status -- would be wise to support it.
January 31, 2008Cross-posted at MotherTalkers . There has been much hoopla surrounding toys recalled for safety reasons. But are the legislators and industry actually doing something about it? Parents magazine recently released a full report:
April 24, 2007When I invite guests on "The Mojo Mom Podcast," I try to choose authors and newsmakers who would be interesting to MomsRising.org supporters. As far as I know, my show is the only podcast to focus on the intersection of motherhood, power, work and leadership. The next three episodes shows feature new interviews you won't want to miss, starting with this week's guest, Leslie Bennetts, author of "The Feminine Mistake." [continued...]