Fact Sheet

Sexual Harassment and the Gender Wage Gap

Despite being prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace sexual harassment remains pervasive and pernicious. Sexual harassment is one of many manifestations of power imbalances in the workplace.

Map: Paid Leave and Paid Sick Days Laws Are Helping More Than 46 Million People Better Care and Provide for Their Families

Ten states, the District of Columbia and 22 other jurisdictions have or will soon have paid sick days laws in effect, and eight states and the District of Columbia have enacted paid family and medical leave laws. In total, more than 46 million people in the private sector workforce are legally protected by either paid leave or paid sick days laws, or both.