Here’s What Women’s Rights Lawyers Want You To Know About Supporting Working Women During COVID-19
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A Better Balance’s free legal helpline has been ringing off the hook. A woman with a high-risk pregnancy calls because her doctor recommended she stay home from work due to COVID-19, but her employer provides no paid sick days or paid family leave. A pregnant nurse who is immunosuppressed calls because she is scared of contracting COVID-19 at the hospital but is still being told she has to come to work.

This is what it’s like to be a women’s rights lawyer in the age of the novel coronavirus,...

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