Ending Familial Status Discrimination
• State law protects against familial status discrimination in housing and credit, but not employment.
• Women with children are less likely to be recommended for hire and promotion, and more likely to receive less salary than similarly situated men.
• An average woman loses $434,000 over a 40-year career due to the motherhood penalty.
The Women’s Equality Act would:
Outlaw discrimination against parents in the workplace