Tag: equal pay

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Sen. Tim Kaine cosponsors Paycheck Fairness Act

Today, on Equal Pay Day, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine co-sponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation to address gender-based wage discrimination.


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Equal pay: Something every business should aspire to

Today we mark another Equal Pay Day, the symbolic date when women’s salaries finally catch up to men’s salaries from the previous year.


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Planned Parenthood applauds Governor McAuliffe’s equal opportunity agenda

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia applauds Governor McAuliffe on the release of his 2015 Equal Opportunity agenda.


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Governor McAuliffe announces equal opportunity legislative agenda

Governor McAuliffe announced on Monday a series of legislative proposals aimed at ensuring that every Virginian has equal opportunity to succeed and contribute to the Commonwealth’s economic growth.


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President Obama on the latest jobs report

We just got a jobs report today showing that we’ve now seen the fastest job growth in the United States in the first half of the year since 1999.


Lisa Maatz: Women are tired of waiting for equal pay

As someone who has spent the better part of my life fighting for fair pay for women, I believe it’s always a good time to talk about the pay gap. But the topic is especially important now—and the timing has little to do with Equal Pay Day on April 9.


Linda Meric: Closing the wage gap

Column by Linda Meric Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net   On Tuesday, April 20, people across the nation observed Equal Pay Day 2010 – representing the point when women’s wages finally catch up to men’s wages from last year. According to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau statistics, women who work in full-time, year-round jobs earn, […]


In honor of Lilly, take action now to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

   Column by Linda Meric Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net A year ago, dozens of women’s and civil-rights activists gathered at the White House to watch President Barack Obama sign his first piece of legislation into law: the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. The signing was a triumphant moment – especially with its namesake, Lilly […]