The case was ordered back to Grant for further proceedings to decide on custody of Zayden Strickland, with orders to treat Christina Strickland as an equal co-parent. Email state reporter Arielle Dreher at arielle jacksonfreepress. Littrell said she was also pleased that no Mississippi justices opposed Strickland because of same-sex marriage. House Bill has not been assigned to a committee in the Senate yet. User agreement and privacy statement. By Arielle Dreher Thursday, February 22, Equal pay bills backed by Democrats in the state Legislature have failed in recent years.
Kathy Sykes of Jackson, as co-authors.
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Follow Jeff Amy at: Well, that's a problem," Welchlin said. Gender pay equity advocates say Mississippi's wage gap between black women and white men represents an added strain on women already working to pay the costs of health and child care for their families. We'd love your help! Justices wrote that a ruling for Day could have allowed another adult to adopt Zayden Strickland, and if Day had died as the sole parent, Zayden Strickland could have ended up as an orphan in state custody. The worker has two years from the date of the equal pay violation to bring suit, three years if the violation was intentional.