The Restaurant Industry, Like Every Industry, Needs to Give Its Workers Paid Maternal Leave 

As far as I’m concerned, American exceptionalism lives on primarily in the fact that we’re the only developed country in the world that doesn’t offer its women paid maternal leave. We are 15 to 30 weeks worse off in this regard than women in—to name a few—Slovakia, Cyprus, Lithuania, Romania, Estonia, and Malta; the…

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Women Who Report Sexual Harassment at Work Often Get Treated Even Shittier As a Result

A new Australian Human Rights Commission report found that women who complain about sexual harassment in the workplace suffer even more unjust treatment as a result. That's fucked up, because it's hard to imagine how things can ever get better if women stay silent. But if your job is on the line when you're deciding…