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NOW files the appeal in Bowe v. Colgate Palmolive


NOW has filed the appeal in the case of Bowe v. Colgate Palmolive in which a group of women at the Colgate plant in Indiana were laid off when the company refused to permit them to exercise their seniority to claim jobs involving lifting beyond the state maximum of 35 pounds. A Federal District […]

Legal Procedures in Job Discrimination Cases

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN (NOW) Legal Procedures in Job Discrimination Cases (1967)

Discrimination by private employer or labor union

1. If your state (or municipality) has a fair employment law including sex, write to the state agency which enforces the law, by registered mail, giving all the facts of the discrimination. (State FEP laws)

2. […]