Episode 12

Fighting For Your Best Interest

Gender Justice: Doing What's Right, Not Just What's Legal ft. Noreen Farrell

Women’s labor force participation has grown significantly over the last few decades, working longer hours and pursuing higher education in greater numbers. But despite this progress, the impacts of gender injustice persists. Today’s realities have helped fuel vibrant new leaders and movements forging powerful alliances. We talked to the Executive Director of Equal Rights Advocates, Atty. Noreen Farrell, about the various topics surrounding gender justice. We covered topics such as gender wage gap, sex discrimination and sexual harassment, sexual violence in education and accommodations for pregnant workers.

In this episode, find out about:

  • 01:35 - What is Equal Rights Advocates?
  • 02:58 - Gender wage gap and Equal Payday
  • 06:08 - The root cause why women are paid much less
  • 07:20 - The history of gender wage gap in America and what employers can do to close it
  • 11:52 - This is why we need more laws
  • 14:49 - Sexual harassment: How do we make it stop?
  • 19:10 - Changing the laws vs changing company policies to eliminate discrimination, sexual harassment, and pay wage gaps
  • 21:19 - Speaking Up: How your story can change the face of American workplaces
  • 25:41 - Other forms of sex discrimination
  • 27:10 - The Bostock Decision
  • 28:34 - Title IX: Your protection within universities and school institutions from sex-based discrimination
  • 32:38 - Where to find help
  • 33:51 - Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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