May 17, 2021
Women’s labor force participation has grown significantly over the last few decades, working longer hours and pursuing higher education in greater numbers.
But despite this progress, the impacts of gender injustice persists.
Today’s realities have helped fuel vibrant new leaders and movements forging powerful alliances.
We talked to the Executive Director of Equal Rights Advocates, Atty. Noreen Farrell, about the various topics surrounding gender justice.
We covered topics such as gender wage gap, sex discrimination and sexual harassment, sexual violence in education and accommodations for pregnant workers.
In this episode, find out about:
01:35 - What is Equal Rights Advocates?
02:58 - Gender wage gap and Equal Payday
06:08 - The root cause why women are paid much less
07:20 - The history of gender wage gap in America and what employers can do to close it
11:52 - This is why we need more laws
14:49 - Sexual harassment: How do we make it stop?
19:10 - Changing the laws vs changing company policies to eliminate discrimination, sexual harassment, and pay wage gaps
21:19 - Speaking Up: How your story can change the face of American workplaces
25:41 - Other forms of sex discrimination
27:10 - The Bostock Decision
28:34 - Title IX: Your protection within universities and school institutions from sex-based discrimination
32:38 - Where to find help
33:51 - Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
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