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Bill to Protect Family Caregivers Introduced in U.S. Senate

November 30, 2022

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The Protecting Family Caregivers from Discrimination Act (S.5136) which would prohibit workplace discrimination against employees with family caregiving responsibilities, was reintroduced today by U.S. Senator Cory Booker. This legislation has the potential to promote economic, health, and gender equity by ensuring that common life events, like becoming a parent or tending to a sick relative, don’t cause families to fall into poverty.

 

 

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WorkLife Law Welcomes New Caregiver Discrimination Bridge Fellow

November 29, 2022

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The Center for WorkLife Law is pleased to welcome Joe St. James as a Caregiver Discrimination Bridge Fellow. Joe will work to assist those with caregiver responsibilities facing discrimination in the workplace, as well as conduct policy research on caregiver discrimination nationwide for the Center.

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WorkLife Law Welcomes New Research Assistant

September 30, 2022

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The Center for WorkLife Law is pleased to welcome Daniella Lee as a Research Assistant. Daniella will assist with data coding and analysis for the Center’s ongoing Bias Interrupters research partnerships.

 

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Congratulations to Dr. Ghani!!

August 31, 2022

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Congratulations to our Research Associate, Dr. Asma Ghani, who received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Harvard University today. Congrats Asma, we are so lucky to have you on our team!

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New Research from the Pregnant Scholar

July 19, 2022

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New research from the Pregnant Scholar and a cross-institutional team who bring decades of experience in the legal and medical fields designing bias interrupters and advancing diversity in STEM education, revealed that amongst the top-rated medical schools only 14% of the schools reviewed had substantive, stand-alone parental leave policies, while the majority of schools had leave of absence policies without mention of parental leave.

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