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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 your right to earned sick time. Know Your Rights. Because knowledge is power.
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.
Last week, ABB launched The Working Woman's Pocket Guide. Over the next few weeks, we’ll break down each section of the guide, starting with sexual harassment. Know Your Rights. Because knowledge is power.
Written by A Better Balance’s team of top women’s rights and civil rights lawyers, The Working Woman’s Pocket Guide offers an easy-to-use list of resources and answers to pressing issues New York women still face in the workplace.
At today’s State of the State Address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced several legislative proposals to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, several of which follow recommendations A Better Balance proposed during testimony offered last month before the NYC Commission on Human Rights.
Low-wage women in particular need supportive laws and policies to help them stay on the job, free of harassment and abuse, earning the fair and equal wages they deserve. That’s why it’s crucial that, at a time when the Trump Administration is rolling back progress for women, New York is moving forward by enacting bold reforms that promote equality and help level the playing field.
The One Fair Wage campaign is fighting in New York and nationally to eliminate the two-tiered wage system and raise the subminimum wage for those who work for tips in the restaurant industry to match the regular minimum wage paid to other workers.
Access to contraceptive coverage is critical to women's health, safety, and economic security. But today, the Trump administration issued a rule that will most assuredly put women's health in jeopardy.
Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of the first-ever New York State Council on Women and Girls, focused on women’s rights. Our Co-Founder Dina Bakst is honored to serve…
Last week, ABB co-founder and co-president Dina Bakst testified at a hearing convened by the New York State Department of Labor to study the gender wage gap in New York and hear from advocates about how best to close the gap.