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.

Legal Momentum's National Judicial Education Program Is 2014 Celebrating Solutions Award Winner

Legal Momentum is pleased to announce that the Mary Byron Project has awarded Legal Momentum’s National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) its 2014 Celebrating Solutions Award. This award recognizes innovative programs that can serve as national models in their approach to breaking the cycle of domestic violence.

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