Archive for the ‘Family Responsibilities Discrimination’ Category

An impressive article in the Cincinnati Enquirer described the impact lack of paid sick days has on kids, parents, and the economy. “Batavia School District Nurse Cathy Meyer often finds herself tangling with parents over sending their kids to school sick. And the students don’t just have the sniffles. One day last month, three kids […]

If you’re like me – you often feel lost when anything tax related hits home.  Terms like tax reform and Tabor II make my skin crawl – causing me to have random outbursts as I run to Google for comfort. Fortunately for us, the Penobscot County Democratic Committee has come to our rescue.  On Tuesday, July 28th, from […]

Last week, the Village Soup posted an article featuring reflections on the 124th session from capital-area legislators. Their reflections are really interesting – and got me wondering what others thought. So, I started asking around … and here are some reflections from the women of the Maine Women’s Lobby: Here’s what Laura had to say: […]

A woman in Pennsylvania is seeking to make it illegal for potential employers to ask that question. In her experience, the fact that she was s single mom of two young children stopped many job interviews mid-stream. This article is a perfect example of why we are working so hard on LD 962, An Act […]

..They support L.D. 962 “An Act to Protect Family Caregivers” Among them: American Cancer Society, Disability Rights Center, Equality Maine, League of Young Voters, Legal Services for the Elderly, Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center, Maine Center for Economic Policy, Maine Centers for Work and Community, Maine Children’s Alliance, Maine Civil Liberties Union, Maine Employment Lawyers […]