September was a busy month for Women’s Workforce Federation (WOWFED).

On September 14, 2018, WOWFED teamed up with She Stories and Her Space to listen to the stories of women who had successfully negotiated for higher pay or better working conditions.  The She Stories event encouraging women to negotiate for themselves in the workplace was empowering and unifying. The event featured the lovely, humble, and […]

Back to School Tip 1: Connect with other working moms

Boy walking with a Backpack

  Back to school is here again! How did that happen? Summer just flew by. Transitioning from summer to fall can be daunting, especially when you are working mom.  Balancing work expectations with the needs of your children and household can be tough, but don’t let the stress get to you.  If it feels like […]

The EEOC Sues United Airlines, Inc. for Sexual Harassment

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Since August 1, 2018, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued multiple companies for allegations of sexual harassment, one of the most prominent of those companies was United Airlines, Inc. (United Air). United is an international airline that was founded in 1934. It has more than 300 airports and over 89,800 employees. Details of […]

New Federal Policy Directive Seeks to Effect Widespread Compliance with Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws

Women and other “non-favored” groups will be getting more support from the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP).  The OFCCP is the office that oversees whether federal contractors are hiring, paying, and promoting their employees fairly.  A new policy directive has called for more thorough compliance reviews of government contractors’ adherence […]

Josephine Baker was a singer, dancer, and civil rights activist.

Josephine Baker was an American-born French entertainer, civil rights activist, and French Resistance agent. Her career was centered primarily in Europe. She was wildly popular in France during the 1920s. Josephine devoted much of her life to fighting racism. She was born Freda Josephine McDonald on June 3, 1906, in St. Louis, Missouri. She spent most […]