The part of Title VII that bars employers from discriminating "because of...sex" is at the heart of three cases that the Supreme Court will hear Oct. 8, during the first week of the new 2019 term.
By Marcia Coyle
Lesley Stahl is an Emmy-winning journalist who currently reports for the CBS News program “60 Minutes.” During her long career, she has served as a White House correspondent and anchor of CBS’ “Face the Nation.” But she didn't have an…
The women’s World Cup has kicked off in Paris, with the United States once again considered a leading contender. But there's tough competition, and this year, the U.S. team is playing against the backdrop of its lawsuit for alleged gender…
News outlets report that the Virginia's West Point School Board voted unanimously Thursday to dismiss teacher Peter Vlaming after a four-hour hearing that drew an overflow crowd.
By Associated Press
Forty years ago, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act made it illegal for employers to deny a woman a job, a promotion or higher pay because she is pregnant. But a new investigation found cases when workplace conditions put pregnant women at…
Ellen Pao’s new book, “Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change,” chronicles her career in Silicon Valley and gender discrimination lawsuit against the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao recently spoke with PBS NewsHour economics correspondent…
By Teresa Ghilarducci
It’s important for older women seeking employment to understand the particular challenges they face in the labor market.
By PBS NewsHour
Do women face a tougher time finding a job than men as we age? According to economists, women 35 and up are far less likely to be considered for certain jobs than younger women or men of the same age.
By PBS NewsHour
A jury of six men and six women found gender was not a factor in the firing of former junior partner Ellen Pao at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The case drew attention to sexism and gender…
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