(NEW YORK) -- A new report diving into the data on vital measures of health and social determinants of health finds that women, and particularly women of color, continue to experience steep pay gaps, that many Americans cannot afford child care and many school... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the war in Ukraine continues, one office inside the Commerce Department in Washington is at the crossroads of innovation and national security when it comes to sanctions on Russia. The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has been controlling and enforcing export and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Black women are typically paid only 63 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men, which means they have to work seven months into 2021, Aug. 3, to earn what white, non-Hispanic men made in 2020 alone. The gender wage gap... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Carrie Schweitzer has been a waitress since she was 12. Now 50, she said back then employers didn't check, so she lied and told them she was 17. "I was 13 years old the very first time I had my backside pinched to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Although U.S. President Joe Biden was unable to get a $15 minimum wage provision included in his COVID-19 relief package, he's making good on that campaign promise for one group of people: federal contract workers. Biden will sign an executive order on Tuesday... Read More.
BY: TRISH TURNER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the Senate were forced to abandon plans to increase the federal minimum wage in the face of concerns among their own ranks, united Republican opposition and because of a fast-approaching deadline cutting off time... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE and BEN GITTLESON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden plans to sign a pair of executive orders Friday aimed at expanding food assistance for tens of millions of Americans and launching a process that will require federal contractors to... Read More.
BY: MIKE LEVINE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — As Joe Biden nears a much-anticipated decision over his choice for attorney general, several current officials inside the Justice Department have told ABC News they want the president-elect to launch a contentious confirmation battle against Republican... Read More.