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

Halpern, Iris
May 2006
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2006, Vol. 21, p132
Academic Journal
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.


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