The actress spoke Tuesday at the House’s first meeting on the Equal Rights Amendment in 36 years.
The pace of change remains glacial. Women continue to earn less than men in all ten fields monitored by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of July 2015, including management, professional, service and farming sectors.
It's certainly not news that American women continue to earn less than men for the same work, typically 79 cents on the dollar. But what's less understood is the devastating impact those lost wages have over time.
Lawmakers are ironing out the final details.
Don't mess with Carolyn Maloney.
What is oddest about opposition to action to address climate change is the implications for another priority of the Republican party: deficit reduction. The bury-your-head-in-the-sand approach won't make extreme weather events driven by a changing climate go away, but it will ensure that our response is uncoordinated, less proactive, and far more expensive.
“I have removed my name from H.R. 296 … because it includes abortion restrictive language that I do not support," Maloney
Democrats in the House and Senate plan to introduce a bill Wednesday that would guarantee workers the right to request flexible
The White House recently ordered the heads of federal agencies to extend paid maternity and paternity leave to government