Remembering Betty Dukes, Workers’ Rights Hero

Monday July 10, Betty Dukes passed away, leaving her championship of marginalized workers to be carried on by others. She was 67. Engaged from the get-go, she worked as an activist in her community of Pittsburg, California in several causes, lobbying stores to place adult books and videos out of reach of minors, and participating …

A Room of One’s Own … Or Not.

The ACA created a federal mandate requiring employers to provide reasonable break time and space for nursing mothers to express milk, for the first year of their child’s life. The space must be functional, shielded from view, free from intrusion, available as needed  and most specifically, not a bathroom. Yet, some guys are still struggling to get their …

Apparently Google Can’t Afford to Get Pay Gap Data

The Guardian reports that Google has argued that it will cost too much to provide salary records requested by the US Department of Labor, which has accused Google of discrimination against female employees. Poor excuse, given both the company’s annual income of $28bn and that their self professed mission to “organise the world’s information and make it …