Walmart Women Still Seek Justice In Sex Discrimination Case

Alice Hines, Huffington Post • Posted: 02/4/2012 8:13 am  The women who say Walmart discriminates aren’t giving up. Five hundred female employees in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina filed discrimination charges last week with the Equal Employment and Opportunity… Continue Reading

Clinton’s Geneva accord: ‘Gay rights are human rights’

By Jonathan Capehart – Washington Post Secretary of State Hillary Clinton marked International Human Rights Day with a phenomenal speech in Geneva yesterday. Over the course of 30 minutes, Clinton delivered a blunt yet inspiring speech that took on all the myths… Continue Reading

Columbia, MO adds gender identity to city nondiscrimination ordinance

Last night, the Columbia City Council unanimously passed legislation to include gender identity in the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance protecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in employment, housing, and public accommodations. Under the leadership of Mayor Bob McDavid and… Continue Reading

Newt Gingrich dismisses gender wage gap

Ladies, Newt Gingrich thinks we should just calm down and stop worrying about this silly little “gender wage gap.” The real problem, you see, is that the plight of women is improving so rapidly that we should actually be concerned about men.… Continue Reading

Missouri’s gender pay gap widens

How disappointing. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch‘s Personal Finance blog reports that new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the gender wage gap widening in Missouri. The average full-time female Missouri worker makes only 75¢ for each dollar earned by… Continue Reading

Women file another sex-discrimination suit against Wal-Mart

In 2001, a group of current and former female Wal-Mart employees across the nation filed suit, arguing that the retail giant violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by discriminating against them because of their gender. The district court certified… Continue Reading