Tag Archives: Equal Pay

Attend a Local Stop Kavanaugh Rally this Sunday!

(See a collection of articles that describe what is at risk with this SCOTUS nominee below this invitation) Join us for Lower Cape Indivisible’s #StopKavanaugh Rally! On August 26, all across the country, Americans will stand united in commitment to our freedom and our future to demand that the U.S. Senate stop Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for a lifelong appointment

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A long list of policies Trump has UNDONE so far, under-reported but SO important!

This list was taken from a recent Washington Post article and is being updated. This is so important, so much of this impacts our daily lives, yet we know nothing about it.  Among the results of these reversals?  Companies with federal contracts don’t have to comply with laws that protect women in the workplace, states have fewer limits on drug-testing

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Our Selfish Loss – December 2017

It is a self-absorbed lament, but the feelings are real and I believe there are many women feeling the same way, especially women of a certain age.We fear this new government will abandon our country’s cultural diversity envied throughout the world; that racism, nationalism, bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia will be the forces that control policy and become our foundation. We worry that …

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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 voting on Paid Family and

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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

The AAUW has created The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap one of the most comprehensive reports on Equal Pay and a webpage that gives even more information. From their webpage: http://www.aauw.org/research/the-simple-truth-about-the-gender-pay-gap/ You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? Are women paid less because they choose

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Seeking Women Pay Equity Advocates!

WE NEED YOU! Would your group/organization or you as an individual make a commitment to give a few hours in the next two months to help us get the Equal Pay bill passed in the Massachusetts House? Please contact us: CapeCodWomenforChange@gmail.com or WomenWillVote@gmail.com Right now we are looking for people on Cape Cod who are willing to give time and

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Unanimous in the Senate, Difficult Challenges Ahead!

Thank you to all who helped by contacting your senator! Now we have the bigger challenge – getting this bill to the floor of the MA House of Representatives, preventing damaging amendments in the house, getting it voted on and passed, then encouraging the Gov to sign it into law. We will need letters to the editor(s) and messages sent

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Unanimous support in the Senate! News reports so far

Sen. Spilka’s Pay Equity Legislation Passes in Senate “Women in the Commonwealth still make only 82 cents for every dollar earned by a man,” said Senator Karen Spilka, who represents Framingham. read full story here: http://patch.com/massachusetts/framingham/sen-spilkas-pay-equity-legislation-passes-senate-0 Mass. Senate OKs Bill That Would Ensure Equal Pay January 28, 2016 2:51 PM Filed Under: CBS Boston, Massachusetts, Senate, WBZ BOSTON (AP) —

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THE CLOCK IS RUNNING – We need your voice! Now.

Now is the time to act. We need your voice! Please send an email, contact your senator and let him/her know as a constituent you want him/her to vote in favor. Please visit this page for a template and downloadable documents to use, and all the information you need. It takes just a couple of minutes to help accomplish what hasn’t been accomplished in the 70 years since the first attempt was made to correct the archaic inequalities that create a pay gap between men and women in Massachusetts.

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