Workers’ Rights

Stop the Assault on Public Sector Workers Feminist Majority supports collective bargaining rights and is a member of several coalitions supporting workers’ rights. Women who are in a union earn, on average, 11.2% more than their non-union counterparts, and often have increased access to childcare, job security, and paid time off. In recent years, state… [Continue Reading]

Paid Sick Leave

The Healthy Families Act The Feminist Majority has worked for passage of the Healthy Families Act (S.984; H.R.1976) which would require employers of 15 or more individuals engaged in interstate commerce to provide for employees the ability to earn one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked up to a maximum of seven… [Continue Reading]

Pay Equity

The Feminist Majority strongly supported and worked toward the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act which was the first bill signed into law by President Obama. This bill was necessary to correct a 2007 Roberts Supreme Court decision that essentially gutted Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits sex… [Continue Reading]