JP Morgan and Disney join the wave of companies that’ll cover employee abortion travel costs — NPR

JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in America, has joined a host of companies that have said they will cover the cost for employees who need to travel out of state for abortions.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday officially reversed Roe v. Wade, declaring that the constitutional right to abortion upheld for nearly a half-century, no longer exists. 

Without federal protection, states are now responsible for codifying their own laws surrounding abortion. Some have already passed laws banning nearly all abortions.

JP Morgan told employees in a memo……Full Loaf Hot Link[read more]

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Rising Dough - the question(s) that we need to think about from the reading.How has the Supreme Court’s decision on abortion changed the United States, and will it have other societal effects? What effects will this decision have on pharmaceutical research? Why are companies stepping up to help their employees, and will this affect their revenue and image?

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