WEA Article 9 – Ending Pregnancy Discrimination

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From New York Women’s Equality at:  http://nywomensequality.org/10-point-plan/ 9. Ending Pregnancy Discrimination (Senate Bill 5880) • Despite our nation’s civil rights laws, workplace discrimination against pregnant women is on the rise, posing a significant threat to family economic security. • Pregnant women, especially low-wage women in physically demanding jobs, frequently get…

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WEA Article 8 – Strengthening laws against Human Trafficking

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From New York Women’s Equality at:  http://nywomensequality.org/10-point-plan/ 8. Strengthening laws against Human Trafficking (Senate Bill 5879) • Because trafficking is often committed behind closed doors, statistics are hard to come by. Whether trafficked into labor or prostitution, women and girls (who constitute the vast majority of victims) are profoundly harmed…

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