EdAction in Congress

EdAction in Congress September 20, 2020

NEA mourns passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “Justice Ginsburg was a woman, teacher and tenacious fighter for equal rights for women and girls. Her loss is mNEA mourns passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburgore than a seat on the nine-justice Supreme Court; her loss is devastating and will be felt

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Pregnant Workers Fairness Act garners bipartisan support

With bipartisan support, the House passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act by a vote of 329-73. The bill would create a uniform national standard for reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions. Such accommodations reduce health risks for women and their babies while helping employers reduce turnover and lost productivity. More than three-quarters of

Education News

Education Insider for August 4, 2019

Keep telling your senators to push for action on bills that help families and educators As the Senate begins its August recess, the list of House-passed bills awaiting action just grows longer. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is proud of his refusal even to consider legislation with broad-based support—in the House and among the