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NOW founder, Aileen Hernandez, resigns from the EEOC

Today, Aileen Hernandez announced her resignation from the EEOC effective November 10th of this year, citing frustrations “over the inaction on this issue [Menglekoch case, in which flight attendants filed against sex discrimination in the industry] and other cases which had drifted on for more than a year in spite of time requirements of Title VII.” Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, cases were supposed to be decided by 60 days. NOW supports its courageous founder and has faith that she will continue to fight for gender equality in any capacity.

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