Statement of Judith L. Lichtman, Senior Advisor, National Partnership for Women & Families
“Women’s Health, Economic Security and Equal Rights Hang in the Balance” as Supreme Court Hears Young v. UPS, Women’s Leader Says
Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families
Pregnancy discrimination case reaches U.S. Supreme Court – McClatchy DC
“It’s really tough to think, that in this day and age, when women are half the workforce, and so many families depend on their income, that women are still having to choose, and potentially, lose their job and lose their health insurance because they’re pregnant,” said Debra L. Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women and Families.
Is This Pregnancy-Discrimination Case the Next Lilly Ledbetter? – TIME
“Here we are at the end of 2014, talking about pregnancy discrimination, which we women’s rights advocates thought we had addressed and basically fixed in 1978,” says Judith Lichtman, senior adviser at the National Partnership of Women and Families.
The Woman Who’s Making a Difference for Pregnant Workers – Ms. Magazine Blog
On Nov. 24, the Center for American Progress, the National Women’s Law Center and the National Partnership for Women & Families hosted a webinar on pregnancy job discrimination and Young v. UPS. Several experts, including Michele Jawando, Rachel Lyons, Diane Feldman and Emily Martin, discussed the case, the historical context of pregnancy discrimination and information on how to take action—and it’s clear that Young has already made a difference for pregnant workers.
Women’s Health and Medical Groups Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Affirm Equal Treatment and Protect the Health of Pregnant Workers
Amicus Brief Calls on the Court to Affirm the Intent of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act