Why do we need ERA and why NOW? NC NOW President’s speech with surprising statistics and interesting quotes. The war on women rages on in NC and across the US! Latest example is HB 2!
A professional view of economic security for women in NC, from the Budget and Tax Center.
Wake County Commission for Women (WCCW) released a wide-ranging and informative report that tracks and evaluates the current condition of Wake County women in the work force. In addition to assessing the level of income disparity between the sexes, the study identifies and investigates the barriers to access job-seeking women face when entering and re-entering the labor market. It further provides an overview of programs that exist to assist women in overcoming such impediments and offers a set of recommendations to reduce their effect.
Links to articles on a bill which targets immigrants and poor people. The anti-immigration sections go into effect immediately. This bill was signed by Governor McCrory on 10/29/15.
Some articles on national concerns for women, including how to fight income inequality, work policies to support women and DV victims, the Pope’s blind spot with abortion, how the Hyde Amendment continues to do single out low-income people, and where the terrible Hobby Lobby decision is taking us now.
Companies are making millions and refusing to pay their employees for the employees work in too many cases. And the NC Dept of Labor is doing almost nothing to fix this – even though THEY HAVE THE POWER. Take Action!