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Equal Pay

Fire and Fury tells us what it's like being a woman in Trump's White House

LinkedIn: What ‘Fire and Fury’ Tells Us About Being a Woman in Trump’s White House

January 10, 2018 Imagine that a tell-all book came out which alleged that the CEO of a major American company referred to his top assistant as a “piece of tail” and another top official used the most vile word that can be used against a woman. In the post-Weinstein era, the answer is clear. He …

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Are government contractors required to offer equal pay to men and women?

Is It Legal for Federal Contractors to Pay Women Less Than Men?

Federal and state laws prohibit private employers from discriminating against certain groups of people in the terms and conditions of their employment. Private businesses that contract with the federal government to supply services and products are also covered by executive orders from the president. Executive orders are official documents that the president uses to manage …

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Can I Sue for Discrimination for Not Getting Promoted?

A failure to promote may be the basis of a lawsuit if the facts and law line up on your side. To have a valid discrimination claim against a present or past employer, you would need to show that there was an adverse employment action because of your protected characteristic. An adverse employment action can …

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