Categorized as: Discrimination

The Equal Rights for Equality in Gender Pay Legislation 2014 – It’s not dead yet!

It’s not dead yet! A play on words from Monty Python from the Holy Grail News Release November 1, 2014

In 2014, the battle rages on since 1923 when the Ratification of a Constitutional Amendment was first introduced in Congress, known as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and failed to pass in 1977. What is the ERA you might ask?

The Amendment for Women = 24 words

“Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the US or by any state on account of sex.”

When we think of the good versus evil – we sometimes end up in the divisive nature of our political parties making decisions that affect our quality of life – yes, our earning power to have what the …

Confident girls are often considered…

In a new article, for those who follow Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and her Lean In book written by Sheryl Sandberg and Nell Scovell.  Nell Scovell

See the new article, “Don’t Call Us Bossy” by Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chavez and published by WSJ on Saturday March 8, 2014 in their Saturday Essay section.

Click here to read: Don’t Call Us Bossy

 

 

March – Women’s History Month 2014

March 8 is International Women’s Day

Take Rosie the Riveter to work or out on the town, and help celebrate women in the workforce during Women’s History Month.

Click to download and print your own high-resolution Rosie the Riveter.

Jackie Robinson – ’42’ and the Miami Football Team, Martin versus Incognito

Jackie Robinson – ’42’ and the Miami Football Team, Martin versus Incognito

Guts not to fight back! – 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers – Jackie Robinson – ‘42’ The guts not to fight back was the courage this man needed to become the person he was meant to be…yes and he did not do it alone!

This true story of an American Legend, Jackie Robinson…he broke all odds, withstood bullying to the nth degree in his personal life, in the locker room and on the playing field. This man is a hero as he had the tenacity to stand up for what he truly possessed inside, the passion, and inborn talent to be the best baseball player on earth. (Women you can do this too!)

Jackie Robinson who had the courage and …

Lean-in – Will that help women be strategic in their roles?

Lean-in – Will that help women be strategic in their roles?

Will leaning in at the decision table help women be more strategic in their roles? In other words, we can lean in – yet will that solve our problem sitting at the decision table? I think not or at least not quite as simply put. We need to look at the roles of both genders in the workplace today as well as the multiple generations that occupy these roles.

Why do I think that?

Let’s look at what we know today…

We have had a calling most recently due to catastrophic change in our economy that has brought the ever-brewing separation of those who are well off, the middle-class and the increased poor and poverty-laden citizens living in this …

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