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Transgender Kansas Teacher Honored with Award

Transgender Kansas Teacher Honored with Award

Apr 25
A transgender teacher in Kansas has been named "National Educator of the Year" by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.

Workers Benefit as US Businesses Struggle to Fill Jobs

Workers Benefit as US Businesses Struggle to Fill Jobs

By Christopher Rugaber | Apr 7
U.S. workers are increasingly benefiting as employers struggle to fill millions of open jobs.

Court Rules in Favor of Fired Transgender Funeral Director

Court Rules in Favor of Fired Transgender Funeral Director

Mar 7
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a woman who said she was illegally fired by a Detroit-area funeral home after disclosing she was transitioning from male to female and dressed as a woman.

West Virginia Teachers: No Raise? No School; Strike Goes On

West Virginia Teachers: No Raise? No School; Strike Goes On

By Michael Virtanen | Mar 4
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel say they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with Gov. Jim Justice.

Top Male BBC Earners Agree to Pay Cut After Gender Gap Furor

Top Male BBC Earners Agree to Pay Cut After Gender Gap Furor

Jan 29
The BBC is reporting that several of its highest-paid male broadcasters have agreed to take a pay cut after revelations of a gender divide in salaries.

Unused Vacation Days? 'Plan for Vacation' Day is Jan. 30

Unused Vacation Days? 'Plan for Vacation' Day is Jan. 30

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jan 18
Stop making excuses. Start making plans. That's the message behind the second annual National Plan for Vacation Day. It's an effort by the travel industry to persuade Americans to use Jan. 30 as a day to schedule their vacations.

Witherspoon, Rhimes Among Founders of Anti-Harassment Group

Witherspoon, Rhimes Among Founders of Anti-Harassment Group

Jan 2
Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes and Jennifer Aniston are among hundreds of Hollywood women who have formed an anti-harassment coalition called Time's Up.

Judge: Rules Cited in Fire Chief's Firing Not Constitutional

By Kate Brumback | Dec 21
Rules cited in the dismissal of an Atlanta fire chief that require city employees to get pre-clearance for outside employment are not constitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

Employment and Housing Have a Critical Impact on HIV Health

Dec 19
Amida Care is advocating for the implementation of a 24-month HIV/AIDS Services Administration workforce readiness program where benefits remain in place while income and hours worked increase.

Bloomberg 50 Honors Gender/Wage Activist Natasha Lamb

Dec 12
The Bloomberg 50 list recognizes the work of investor activist and sustainable wealth manager Natasha Lamb, managing partner at Arjuna Capital.

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