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Pay Equity in Massachusetts

Pay Equity in Massachusetts

Today we recognize Equal Pay Day, symbolizing how far into the current year the average woman has to work to earn as much as her male colleagues in the prior year. Thanks to persistent gender wage gaps and gender discrimination, women in Massachusetts still only make about 84 cents for every dollar made by men.

California Bans the Box, Twice: Bright-Line Limits on Justifying Criminal Record Screens (Part I)

California Bans the Box, Twice: Bright-Line Limits on Justifying Criminal Record Screens (Part I)

On January 1, California’s new “Ban the Box” law took effect. Although California is known for its progressive labor policies, it also has a dismal history of racialized mass incarceration, making this development especially important. The new law fits squarely...