The House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act today to strengthen protections against sex-based pay discrimination. The bill makes critical updates to the Equal Pay Act of 1963, gives working people the legal tools to challenge discrimination, and provides employers with incentives, training, and technical assistance to comply with the law.
LELAND, N.C. — A federal court ruled that a K-8 public charter school’s uniform policy violates the Constitution by requiring female students to wear skirts to school and prohibiting them from wearing pants or shorts. The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina, and the law firm of Ellis & Winters LLP filed the challenge on behalf of three Brunswick County students.
Washington, DC -- Today, Donald Trump announced that he is bypassing the cross-border permitting environmental review process and issuing a presidential permit to TransCanada to build the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.