New Bill Offers Pregnant Women A Bit Of A Break While On The JobApproved at Council's last meeting of 2013 was a measure authored by Councilman Bill Greenlee that requires local employers to give pregnant workers reasonable accommodations.
Councilman Proposes New Work Protections For Breastfeeding MothersAt-large Councilman David Oh proposes revising the Fair Practices section of the city code to give explicit protection to women who return to work after giving birth, and who need time and space to express milk for storage.
Report Shows Philadelphia Schools Under-Report Violent IncidentsA Blue Ribbon Commission says Philadelphia public schools are under-reporting violent incidents, and should offer more counseling to victims.
New Study Finds Philadephia Schools Need To Do More To Address DiversityThe conclusions released this week by the Philadelphia Human Relations Commission about ethnic conflicts in schools don't surprise the director of LaSalle's graduate education programs.
Philadelphia City Council Approves Overhaul To Outdated Fair Practices LawPhiladelphia City Council is putting a 21st Century sheen on a five-decade old city law that deals with discrimination.