Prescription Contraceptives Ruling
Earlier this week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled that an employer's failure to provide insurance coverage for prescription contraceptives, when it covers other prescription drugs and devices, constitutes unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although the ruling applies to the specific case, which was brought by two nurses, health advocates are seeking to make the ruling much broader. NPR's Julie Rovner reports.
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