The National Organization for Women urges Congress to take up President Obama’s American Jobs Act immediately. While not everything we could have wished for, the president’s bill is a substantial step toward rebuilding our country’s shaky economy.
issue: Women-Friendly Workplace
NOW/PAC-endorsed candidate Janice Hahn (D) emphatically defeated Tea Party darling Craig Huey (R) in a run-off election in California’s 36th District on Tuesday, July 12. The run-off followed a May 17 special election primary for the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Jane Harman (D).
Today NCWO delivered a letter to Congress demanding a budget deal with NO cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) joined prominent leaders from NCWO on a press call launching the nationwide campaign Respect, Protect, Reject 2012.
Today, NOW kicked off the 2011 National Conference in Tampa, Fla. with an emergency rally outside Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) office. This conference comes at a critical time in the ongoing war on women.
A Supreme Court majority ruled against women by siding with the country’s largest employment discriminator, saying Wal-Mart, essentially, is too big to sue.