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ICYMI: September at the Women’s Law Project

September brought some encouraging wins, and sends us into October with big challenges on the horizon as the Pennsylvania Legislature enters the final weeks of the two-year session. At the end of a session, all proposed bills that are not … Continue reading

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Op-ed: Pennsylvania fails new mothers in the workplace

  This is an excerpt of an editorial written by WLP’s Amal Bass and Tara Murtha recently published on PennLive.com: Twenty-six years after the World Health Organization and other international groups signed a document calling to protect, promote and support … Continue reading

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Webinar Invite: Advocating for Breastfeeding Workers in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, many moms are forced to choose between breastfeeding babies and earning a paycheck when their employers prevent them from expressing milk in the workplace. It is a basic biological fact that a woman who recently gave birth simply … Continue reading

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Scenes from PA’s Hearing on Pregnant & Nursing Worker Discrimination

  The two-hour public meeting hosted by the Pennsylvania House Committee on Labor & Industry last Thursday went well, particularly for the way the conversation revealed the opposition’s lack of a convincing argument against closing the gaps in workplace protections … Continue reading

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Tell Lawmakers What it’s Like to be a Pregnant and/or Nursing Worker in PA

If you have been or are a pregnant or nursing worker in Pennsylvania, you have the opportunity to help change our state law for the better. We need to hear from you about your experiences and challenges working while pregnant … Continue reading

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WLP & the PA Campaign for Women’s Health at the Big Latch On

The sun was shining in Franklin Square Park last weekend when I headed toward the carousel for the Big Latch On 2015. The Big Latch On is a worldwide event where groups of women come together at registered events in … Continue reading

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Join us tomorrow at the Big Latch On 2015

Today and tomorrow, Women’s Law Project and the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health will be participating tomorrow in the Big Latch On 2015. What is the Big Latch On? The Big Latch On is a worldwide event where groups of … Continue reading

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