Labor union president Mary Kay Henry on the reckoning and resolve for 'essential' workers
A Q&A with the Service Employees International Union president.
Biden surrogates hit campaign trail with a focus on safely reopening schools
Teachers are ‘scared they’re going to have to stand in front of kids and make promises they cannot keep,’ Biden surrogate Rep. Jahana Hayes told The 19th.
Lawmaker who brought her newborn to the California statehouse joins other elected women challenging outdated notions around parenthood
Weeks after Buffy Wicks gave birth to her daughter, the lawmaker was denied a request to stay home and have someone vote at the state Capitol on her behalf. There are lessons for other legislative bodies to do better, warn women in elected office.
Energized by Kamala Harris, South Asian voters may head to the polls in larger numbers
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial ethnic group in the electorate, and Indian Americans are the second-largest immigrant group in the country.
U.S. House battles in Massachusetts to feature at least one with two women
There are now at least 51 House of Representatives races in November with women facing off against women.
Public sector job loss is coming. Women will be hit hardest
Women have already lost more than 800,000 public sector jobs. That number could grow as state and local governments face budget shortfalls.
For home care workers, COVID-19 is a health crisis — and an economic one
The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on the home care workforce, which is almost entirely women, and majority Black or Latina. Already, workers earned low wages and were far less likely to have health benefits.
The 2020 March on Washington introduces young students to a new civil rights movement
Brigette Brantley, a teacher from the Bronx, took kids and parents to D.C. to watch history unfold.
The classroom and COVID: Teachers say they want to be ‘treated as though we’re real people’
Educators want their safety to also be a priority in the return to school. But some are still being held to contracts that threaten fees or a suspension of their license if they quit.