Senate to vote this Saturday – need your help! PAID FAMILY and MEDICAL LEAVE

Please note: this was 2016 – The senate passed the bill, the house never voted. It died there. Don’t let that happen during this session! SEE INFORMATION ABOUT THE BILL FILED THIS LEGISLATION From Raise Up MA (PFML is supported by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women) : Breaking news! The Senate will be…

FINALLY! Equal Pay Bill Vote this Thursday

We need your help! Without intervention, the pay gap will not close before 2058. Presently, Massachusetts women are making 82 cents on the dollar compared to their male co-workers. Women of color earn as little as 54 cents on the dollar. For women and their families in Massachusetts, this means a loss of about $10,000…

Letter of support for equal pay from MA mayors

Letter from MA Mayors-Supporting-Equal-Pay (PDF) Mayors Support Equal Pay Commonwealth of Massachusetts June 2016     June 30, 2016 The Honorable Robert A. DeLeo Speaker of the House Massachusetts State House 24 Beacon Street, Room 356 Boston, MA 02133   Dear Speaker DeLeo,   In 1945, Massachusetts passed the nation’s first legislation addressing the gender…