(Washington, D.C.) The National Women's Law Center (NWLC) is enlisting the power of moms across the country to help encourage their young adult children to visit Healthcare.gov and enroll in coverage through the health insurance marketplace, NWLC said today.
(Washington, D.C.) Late Saturday night, the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) that would avoid a government shutdown, under the condition that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is delayed for a year, and has singled out women by allowing their employers to opt out of covering women’s preventive health services if they oppose them for “religious or moral” reasons.
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) sharply criticized the House bill for targeting women’s health care.
WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama’s plan to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes would ensure that two million low- and moderate-income children have access to high-quality preschool and prevent 1.7 million kids from becoming smokers, accordi
(Washington, D.C.) By a party line vote earlier today, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of Professor Cornelia T.L. (Nina) Pillard to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Professor Pillard’s nomination now goes to the full U.S. Senate for a vote.
(Washington, D.C.) The poverty rates among women, like poverty rates overall, remained at historically high levels last year and were once again substantially above the poverty rates for men, according to an analysis of U.S.
(Washington, D.C.) Today Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced a rule change that would extend the protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the nation’s main wage and hour law, to the nearly 2.5 million people who are employed as home-care workers.
(Washington, D.C.) Women gained three out of every four jobs added in August and their unemployment rate declined to 6.3 percent, the lowest rate since December 2008, but job gains were concentrated in low-wage sectors, according to new analysis by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) of data released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Department of Defense (DOD) announced several measures to deal with sexual assault in the military, which include providing legal advice and representation to sexual assault victims, oversight of status of complaints by a general/flag officer, and follow-up investigations by the inspector general on sexual assault cases that have been closed.