For the past six years of my life I’ve dedicated my professional life to women’s equity issues. I was an instrumental part of a team that helped develop and eventually pass a paid sick days ordinance in Seattle in 2011. Currently, it’s been all about getting a paid family and medical leave bill passed atContinue reading “Latina Equal Pay Day: Not a day to celebrate”
If the gender pay gap continues to close at its current rate, women will reach pay equity with men in 2059, according to a new report from the American Association of University Women. Called The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap, the report finds full-time working women are slowly closing the disparity, making aboutContinue reading “Report: At Current Rate, Women Won’t Close Pay Gap Until 2059”
Presentation by Marilyn Watkins, Policy Director, Economic Opportunity Institute to the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County.