Black women are three to four times more likely to experience a pregnancy-related death than white women. One factor lays at the root of this devastating statistic: systemic racism.
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Yagnma called ABB after she was fired because she needed a few extra weeks to recover from a C-section. With our help, Yagnma was able to get her job back in a matter of days.
In 2014, the USDA rejected a proposal that would harm poultry workers and, as 40 organizations recently urged the Secretary of Agriculture, should do the same today.
After many years of advocacy, the Massachusetts Senate passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)! This bill will make it illegal for most Massachusetts employers to deny reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers.
It is necessary for New York State to continue being a leader on women’s rights issues by enforcing the rights women have in the workplace and educating both workers and employers about these laws.
Walmart is proud of its heritage as a family-founded company. Ironically, while the Walton family touts its family values, Walmart’s absence control program punishes workers who need to be there for their own families.