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Divided Sixth Circuit rules against Planned Parenthood in Ohio funding fight
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 18, 2019, 7:46 am
R. Robin McDonald writes in the National Law Journal, "A split en banc ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has cleared the way for Ohio to cut funding to health care groups that provide abortions.
Tuesday’s 11-6 ruling in a case brought by Planned Parenthood in Ohio overturn
How one female executive used LinkedIn to land her first-ever board seat
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 18, 2019, 7:44 am
Emma Hinchcliffe writes in Fortune, "Last year, Medidata Solutions realized it had a problem. The pharmaceutical software company had a seven-person board of directors—and all seven were men.
Chairman and CEO Tarek Sherif knew he needed to diversify the group. But as the board began the search for
This new AR app puts women back in the history books
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 18, 2019, 7:37 am
Jeff Beer writes in Fast Company, "Open up most elementary and high school history books and you’ll find stories of corruption, triumph, innovation, conflict, and resolution, that all have contributed to make the United States into the country it is today. You’ll also see a lot of dudes.
U.S. Women's Soccer team files gender discrimination suit against U.S. soccer
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 18, 2019, 7:32 am
Chris Morris writes in Fortune, "As companies and governments observed International Women’s Day around the world, the U.S. women’s national soccer team has filed a gender discrimination suit against the United States Soccer Federation.
The 28 players on the team accused their employer, which overs
Senator Martha McSally Says Superior Officer in the Air Force Raped Her
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Helena Rogers | Released: March 11, 2019, 12:05 pm
Emily Cochrane and Jennifer Steinhauer write in the New York Times, "She paused to maintain her composure as she spoke. She recalled the attacks, and how her reports of them were handled. The despair, she said, almost made her leave the military.
Federal Judge Hits Trump Agency for 'Illegal' Move to Stop New Pay-Data Rule
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Helena Rogers | Released: March 11, 2019, 12:01 pm
Erin Mulvanet writes in The National Law Journal,The Trump administration’s move to stop an Obama-era regulation aimed at pay transparency was unlawful, and the rule requiring that employers disclose more workforce data should be reinstated, a Washington federal judge said Monday.
Judge Tanya Chutka
Get Yourself a 'Work Wife'
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Helena Rogers | Released: March 11, 2019, 11:55 am
Kristen Bellstrom writes in the Fortune Broadsheet,
"This morning, Fortune published an excerpt from Work Wife: The Power of Female Friendship to Drive Successful Businesses, a new book from Erica Cerulo and Claire Mazur, the co-founders behind Of a Kind, an e-commerce startup...
Emma Thompson’s letter to Skydance: Why I can’t work for John Lasseter
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 4, 2019, 9:51 am
Mary McNamara writes in The Los Angeles Times, "When Skydance Media Chief Executive David Ellison announced this year that he was hiring John Lasseter to head Skydance Animation, many in and outside the company were shocked and deeply unhappy. Only months earlier, Lasseter had ended his relationship
Yelp will now tell you if a business Is 'women-owned'
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 4, 2019, 9:42 am
Emma Hinchcliffe writes in Fortune, "Next time you’re browsing Yelp reviews, check out who owns the business. The restaurants and shopping reviews app and website is adding a feature that will tell customers whether a business is women-owned. Businesses owned by women can mark themselves as women-ow
Old Navy's split from Gap is likely to give the Fortune 500 a new female CEO
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: March 4, 2019, 9:39 am
Grace Dobush writes in Fortune, "The Fortune 500 is due to get a new female CEO. Gap Inc. (GPS, -4.27%) announced Thursday that it is spinning off its successful Old Navy brand into its own publicly-traded company. With annual revenue of some $8 billion, Old Navy is likely to land on the Fortune 500