equal pay

New England News
5:55 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Vermont Announces Initiative To Close Wage Gap

On National Equal Pay Day this week, the Shumlin administration announced the creation of an initiative aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women in Vermont.

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Hudson Valley News
6:49 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

NY Congresswoman Calls For Pay Equality

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

One day after Mother’s Day, a New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley is calling for equal pay for women.

“When women succeed, America succeeds. When women succeed, America succeeds.” 

Congresswoman Nita Lowey, the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, stood in her Rockland County district office flanked by local elected officials and business leaders to highlight the consequences of pay inequity. 

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New England News
12:00 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Massachusetts Women Lag Behind on Equal Pay

Massachusetts lags behind most of the rest of the country when it comes to equal pay for women.

The American Association of University Women reports that women earned 77 percent of what men took home in median full-time pay. The study was based on U.S. Census Bureau data.

The Boston Globe reports that the Bay State ranks 37th among states and the District of Columbia, behind every other New England state.

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