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Women & The Economy; VP Debate

Women & The Economy; VP Debate

Why Women Are Leaving The Workforce & Pence vs. Harris. Who Won?

Webisode

TTC Extra: Prosecutions for Trump Taxes?

TTC Extra: Prosecutions for Trump Taxes?

Will Trump be prosecuted for tax fraud?

Women's News

Why COVID-19 Could Force Millions Of Women To Quit Work - And How To Support Them
World Economic Forum

October 20, 2020  | Read More »

One in four women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce entirely because of the impact of COVID-19, according to a new report.

Women Are Falling Behind
Inside Higher ED

October 20, 2020  | Read More »

Large-scale study backs up other research showing relative declines in women's research productivity during COVID-19.

Podcast: How Bad Will This Recession Get For Women
The Business Journals

October 20, 2020  | Read More »

"She-cession" is a word that's been used to represent the impact the Covid-19-related recession has had on women.

Black Women Face Greater Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer
8 News Now

October 20, 2020  | Read More »

Medical experts say Black women are less likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer and face a greater risk of dying from the disease.


Blog

Women & the Economy; VP Debate

October 09, 2020

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss a drop in women in the workforce due to COVID-19, and a historic debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Was there a winner? 

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Debra Carnahan, Ann Stone & Linda Chavez

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gives Dissenting Opinion
TTC Transcript from Sept 2007

September 21, 2020

The Supreme Court ruled this week workers cannot sue employers under the Civil Rights Act for pay discrimination more than 180 days after the discrimination first occurs. This decision provoked the court's sole female member, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to read a dissent from the bench, a rare practice she first used in April after the court's decision to uphold the ban on certain late term abortions. Justice Ginsberg called the majority, quote: "indifferent to discrimination women face in the work place."

In the Ledbetter decision, the only female supervisor at a Goodyear plant in Alabama sued in 1998 after working there for nearly two decades. Women can still sue for discrimination under the Equal Pay Act, but it offers successful plaintiffs much lower awards. The woman's lawyer says workers claiming race discrimination may have no such alternative.

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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