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POWHER webinar on Equal Pay Day

March 30, 2020

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Gender Pay Gap - New York State  

With Congressional gridlock at the federal level, states are working to enact their own legislation. Check out which provisions New York has passed and which still needs to pass to help close the gap.   HERE>>
 

The 10 points of the Women's Equality Agenda include:

  •     Protect a Woman’s Freedom of Choice by Ensuring that New York’s Abortion Law
        Reflects Federal Protections and Current Medical Practice
  •     Achieve Pay Equity
  •     Stop Sexual Harassment in All Workplaces
  •     Allow for the Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees in Employment and Credit and
        Lending Cases
  •     Strengthen Human Trafficking Laws
  •     End Family Status Discrimination
  •     Stop Source-of-Income Discrimination
  •     Stop Housing Discrimination for Victims of Domestic Violence
  •     Stop Pregnancy Discrimination Once and For All
  •     Protect Victims of Domestic Violence by Strengthening Order-of-Protection Laws
     

Public Policy News from AAUW-NYS

Visit the AAUW-NYS website often to get the latest information from AAUW-NYS Public Policy Vice President, Janet Forbes, Jamestown Branch.  AAUW-NYS Issues information>>
 

Public Policy from National AAUW

Public Policy National AAUW>>

 

Equity Issues in the News

AAUW strives to keep their members updated on issues that most affect women.  The following link will provide you with these issues.

                  I Am The Face of Pay Equity>>

      

 

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