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Privacy & Workplace Surveillance

Terry A. Venneberg Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Pay Discrimination

For example, in 2017, women earned 82% of what men earned, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of median hourly earnings of both full- and part-time workers in the United States. Based on this estimate, it would take an extra 47 days of work for w

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Blog of the Week

Philadelphia may be next city to pass a fair workweek law

Philadelphia, though, may become the next city to pass a fair workweek bill, with a measure introduced by Councilmember Helen Gym scheduled for Dec. 6 city council vote.

Thought for the Week

"This Bill of Rights is intended to be more than an extension of our current workplace protections for domestic workers. We see it as a statement of our collective values as Americans, a statement on how we respect all working people, regardless of whether they work in an office or in a home."

–Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Sen. Kamala Harris and NDWA President Ai-jen Poo on a new proposed National Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Searches in Discrimination This Week: 

  • Sexual/Gender Discrimination
  • Proving Employment Discrimination
  • Pay Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Lawmakers Call for House to Investigate XPO After Workers’ Miscarriages
  2. Supreme Court Asked if Unions Can Represent Nonmembers
  3. Lawmakers Demand Investigation Of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta For Sex Abuser Plea Deal
  4. GM’s Plant Closures Might Have Broken Its Union Deal
  5. The surprisingly high number of Americans getting absolutely no raises