Legal Momentum Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case against Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority

New Policies Will Benefit Many Women

New York, NY—For the second time in four months, Legal Momentum secured a positive settlement for a victim of pregnancy discrimination by a governmental entity, the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (TBTA). Bridge and Tunnel Officer Lori Ann DiPalo was removed from her law enforcement position, just for being pregnant.

Women of Achievement Awards Dinner 2016 Announces Outstanding Honorees

NEW YORK, September 21, 2015 - - Legal Momentum’s 2016 Women of Achievement Awards Dinner will honor the indomitable spirit and prime accomplishments of six distinguished women business leaders. The annual fundraising event will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at the Hotel InterContinental San Francisco. Women of Achievement is a respected San Francisco tradition where each year a group of amazing women who inspire, motivate, and succeed are celebrated and revered.

The roster of 2016 honorees includes:

NYC CHANGES PREGNANCY ACCOMMODATION POLICIES IN RESPONSE TO DISCRIMINATION CHARGE BROUGHT BY LEGAL MOMENTUM: New Policy Will Benefit Many Women

New York City workers no longer have to risk missing career opportunities because they are, or may become, pregnant. The City has agreed to accommodate pregnant workers in significant ways in response to a charge brought before the EEOC by Legal Momentum on behalf of New York City Police Officer Akema Thompson.

LEGAL MOMENTUM STATEMENT ON POSSIBLE LORETTA LYNCH FLOOR VOTE

New York, NY, April 21, 2015—After a long impasse, the Senate has finally reached a deal today on the disputed language in the anti-trafficking bill. The way is finally clear for the Senate to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. Attorney General—after a longer delay than any other nominee since the 1980s. The Senate’s failure to confirm Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General because of partisan disagreement over an important bill on human trafficking is a sad irony. “Loretta Lynch has been a top leader in the fight against human trafficking during her tenure as U.S.

"This Workplace is a DV-Free Zone" Webinar Evaluation

April 20, 2015 - 15:23 -- Jean Gazis

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Legal Momentum applauds Supreme Court decision in Young v. UPS and calls for stronger national legislation

New York, NY, March 25, 2015—Having led the effort that urged the Supreme Court to take Peggy Young’s case against UPS, Legal Momentum is pleased that the Supreme Court’s decision, released earlier today, upheld some of the key principles of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). In particular, the decision affirmed that employers cannot treat pregnant workers differently than other workers.

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