Stopping Employment Discrimination

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