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What do women need to be able to return to work?

Nearly 2.5 million women left the U.S. labor force in the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic. That figure is about 500,000 higher than men, who likewise are neither working nor actively looking for work. With women often the primary ...

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What does Fourth of July mean to women?

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The July 4th celebration began to commemorate the Declaration of Independence passed by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. “When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for People to dissolve the Political Bands …WE hold these ...

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Want to sell your home for more? List in the middle of the week

Homes listed for sale midweek sell for an average of $1,700 more than homes listed on the weekend, according to a report from Redfin (, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. This is based on a Redfin analysis of how much ...

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4th Circuit: Many paths lead to same-sex Title VII claim (access required)

The 4th U.S. Court of Appeals has revived a worker’s claim of same-sex sexual harassment, joining five sister circuits in holding that such plaintiffs aren’t limited to the three distinct evidentiary options outlined in a U.S. Supreme Court decision from ...

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Federal HIPAA does not create private right of action, 4th Circuit says (access required)

Where an inmate’s doctor disclosed his HIV status to others within earshot of their conversation, the man does not have a private right of action based on the federal medical privacy law, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ...

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Lawyer sues after SC watchdog acts to silence his hawk screech (access required)

A South Carolina attorney has filed a lawsuit accusing the state’s Commission on Lawyer Conduct of trying to squelch his free speech — and his hawk screech. John Hawkins, who has four HawkLaw offices across South Carolina, alleges that the ...

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