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Why news of higher Obamacare premiums shouldn't worry women

Women receiving healthcare under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act may see the prices of their plans increase this year, but health experts warn that enrollees shouldn’t be spooked by the jump in price tag. 691 more words

Politics And Government

At the Intersection of Age and Sex Discrimination: Social Security

When candidates for the U.S. Presidency talk about cutting Social Security benefits, a lot of women worry. That’s because women suffer from the cumulative negative impact of sex and age discrimination. 455 more words

Age Discrimination

New Report Reveals Violations of Affordable Care Act’s Breastfeeding Benefits

New Report Reveals Violations of Affordable Care Act’s Breastfeeding Benefits
Source: National Women’s Law Center

A report released today by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) exposes at least 20 insurance companies that are violating the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) breastfeeding benefits and identified troubling trends in insurance company compliance that are likely to be systemic nationwide.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

Black Friday Strikes Again: The High Cost of Wal-Mart's Low Prices

Customers shop during Black Friday promotions at a Wal-Mart store in Bentonville, Arkansas. Caption by Bloomberg. Photo by Gunnar Rathbun for Invision/AP.

Is Wal-Mart finally responding to its workers’ frustrations? 787 more words

Reading From Around The Web

Unfair pay for women and people of color

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American women who work full time, year round are paid only 77 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts.

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Marketing Players of the Week - Halloween Edition

Warning: this blog post makes reference to ad campaigns involving creepy mannequins, fake genitalia, and D.I.Y. craft recipes not for the faint of heart.

October represents a quirky time in advertising – we’ve long breezed past the carefree indulgence of summer, Back to School is history, and it’s still… 677 more words


New Report Calls For Action To Eliminate The Barriers African-American Girls Face In School

(Image Source: New York Times)

The report released by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the National Women’s Law Center demands attention to the racial and gender stereotypes that African-American girls face in school. 669 more words