TITLE

Increasing Healthcare Coverage For Women of Color in the Workplace: A Proposal for Legislative Change in Labor Law

AUTHOR(S)
Halpern, Iris
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2006, Vol. 21, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article investigates the disproportionately affected populations of employees who have decidedly lower rates of healthcare access and participation through their employment in the U.S. It references the history of labor and its relationship to women and minorities in the U.S., establishing a context for discussion of the labor movement's problems and gains in unionizing these communities. It also posits that punitive damages on a proportional scale must be introduced into labor law.
ACCESSION #
23201566

 

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