ABB has previously highlighted Judge Kavanaugh’s troubling judicial record and the negative impact that his presence on the Supreme Court could have on women, low-wage workers, and other vulnerable groups. These recent allegations of sexual assault raise new and urgent concerns about his nomination.
A Better Balance filed a lawsuit today on behalf of a food service worker in upper Manhattan who—in a case of blatant and overt discrimination— was fired for being pregnant.
According to Aviva, learning about her rights strengthened her confidence when negotiating with her then-prospective employer. “I’m so grateful for the information that A Better Balance provided,” Aviva told us, “as it enabled me to advocate for myself.”
Top 9 Frequently Asked Questions on New York City's Paid Sick Time Law The New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act went into effect on April 1, 2014.…
Workers can now use their sick time to care for a more diverse range of family members, as well as to address needs arising out of domestic or sexual violence. All workers deserve the right to care for themselves and their families, no matter what their families look like. We’ll keep fighting here in New York and across the country to ensure that right is a reality for all our families.
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ABB just launched The Working Woman's Pocket Guide. Over the next few weeks, we’ll break down each section of the guide. Today's blog focuses on sex discrimination. Know Your Rights. Because knowledge is power.
A Better Balance was proud to be on hand at City Hall yesterday as Mayor de Blasio signed into law an expansion of New York City’s paid sick time law to cover domestic violence purposes and to expand the definition of family members for whom New York workers can take sick leave.