Women Employed is working to ensure that all women are paid fairly, have access to opportunities, and are free from discrimination.
Along with our coalition partners, Women Employed helped draft the bill, worked the halls in Springfield, mobilized advocates who called their legislators—and won! The Illinois Pregnancy Fairness Bill just passed, ensuring that being pregnant in Illinois doesn’t mean being pushed out of the workplace.
As you make your plans for 2017, include a plan to stand up, speak out, and be ready to mobilize to protect the rights of women, people of color, working families, students, and so many others. Share this image, and take action for women's rights.
Every woman deserves economic security, equitable workplaces, and the opportunity for a brighter future. Together we can get there.
Primaries and caucuses are coming up in many states—in Illinois, primary elections are on March 20th—and there are some important decisions that YOU need to weigh in on! Take a few minutes today to run through our checklist to make sure that you’re ready:
Am I registered to vote?