Tag Archives: Equality

German Employment Law and Equal Rights Gender Equality

International Women’s Day, which draws attention to women’s rights and gender equality worldwide, has been celebrated since 1911. In order to counteract any inequalities that women may face in the workforce, the German government enacted a number of important employment laws and amendments in recent years. The Second Leadership Positions Act (FüPoG II) Women are… Read More »

Driving Equality Bill in Philadelphia will prevent traffic stops for these 8 common violations

Philadelphia’s Driving Equality Law went into effect Thursday, banning police traffic stops for low-level offenses such as broken taillights and outdated registrations. Philadelphia is the first large U.S. city to ban the use of so-called pretextual stops. Police have in the past encouraged these types of stops as a way to justify vehicle searches when… Read More »