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NWLC Submits Brief in Southern Nazarene University v. Sebelius, Supporting the Contraceptive Coverage Benefit

April 14, 2014

NWLC Submits Brief in Southern Nazarene University v. Sebelius, Supporting the Contraceptive Coverage Benefit

NWLC Submits Brief in Non-Profit Legal Case, Supporting the Contraceptive Coverage Benefit

April 7, 2014

(Washington, D.C.) The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) submitted an amicus brief today to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Sebelius.

Walmart, Bowing to Pressure from Women’s, Legal Rights Groups, Improves Pregnant Worker Policies

April 7, 2014

Three legal organizations, which brought a class action complaint against Walmart earlier this year for discrimination against pregnant workers, said today they welcomed a new policy in which the superstore giant promises to provide “reasonable accommodations” for temporary disabilities caused by pregnancy.

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Lawsuit: Forced on maternity leave, forced to return before baby is due

April 16, 2014

The Pier 1 case is hardly unusual, said Emily Martin of the National Women’s Law Center, and is symptomatic of a larger, national disgrace.

Los Angeles Times

Judge rules North Dakota's ban on abortions after 6 weeks unconstitutional

April 16, 2014

An Arizona measure that sought to ban abortions starting at 20 weeks and an Arkansas ban of abortions after about 12 weeks were also struck down recently by federal judges.  The Arkansas and North Dakota measures were the strictest measures passed in 2013, the National Women’s Law Center said.

Los Angeles Times

Study: Less-schooled whites lose longevity

April 16, 2014

"Manufacturing traditionally had somewhat higher pay, but also more stability -- the dependability of steady employment," said Joan Entmacher, vice president for family economic security at the National Women's Law Center. In early 1990, manufacturing represented 17 percent of the jobs in Georgia. At the start of this year, it accounted for 8 percent.

Atlanta Journal Constitution

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