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Final day: 25 Reasons to Give $25 to the Women’s Law Project

Today marks Carol Tracy’s 25th anniversary as Executive Director of the Women’s Law Project. We’re celebrating all week by posting 25 reasons to be grateful for Carol and the WLP, and inviting you to celebrate with us by supporting this important work. Contributing to … Continue reading

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Anti-choice Protesters Still Fighting to Knock Down Pittsburgh Buffer Zone

On Friday, November 6, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will hear oral argument in Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh buffer zone case. Earlier this year, a federal judge upheld the … Continue reading

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Victory! Pittsburgh Passes Earned Paid Sick Days

In staying true to its goal of being the “Most Livable City,” Pittsburgh passed the Paid Sick Days Act this afternoon, providing approximately 50,000 Pittsburgh workers the ability to earn paid sick days. The victory in Pittsburgh comes on the … Continue reading

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Support Earned Paid Sick Days in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh City Council was scheduled to follow in the footsteps of Philadelphia and many other cities and vote for Paid Sick Days last week. At the last minute, Pittsburgh City Council members put the vote on hold for one week to … Continue reading

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Catch up with the Latest WLP News

It’s been a busy summer. So busy, in fact, that we wanted to reach out to you to give you a brief round-up of some of what’s been going in case you haven’t been able to keep up. WLP’s Terry … Continue reading

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Women’s Law Project Files Amicus Brief in Pittsburgh Buffer Zone 3d Circuit Appeal

  After federal courts repeatedly upheld Pittsburgh’s 15-foot clinic buffer zone ordinance, opponents of legal abortion are still fighting to knock it down. The fight in Pittsburgh is an important one, with implications for the safety of patients and providers … Continue reading

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Paid Sick Leave Bill To Be Introduced in Pittsburgh Today

Pittsburgh City Council member Corey O’Connor will introduce an ordinance that mandates some employers provide paid sick days for certain employees today. The number of paid sick days would depend on the number of hours an employee worked within a … Continue reading

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