Testimony by Janet Chung in support of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (SB 6149)

Testimony in support of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (SB 6149) before the Washington Senate Commerce & Labor Committee by Janet Chung, Legal Voice Chairman Baumgartner and Members of the Committee: My name is Janet Chung and I’m Legal & Legislative Counsel with Legal Voice.  I’m pleased to be here to speak in support of SB 6149.  I’mContinue reading “Testimony by Janet Chung in support of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (SB 6149)”

Californians add fair pay protections to their list of advantages over other workers

California women now have a better chance at equal pay. Governor Jerry Brown has signed a new law that both allows employees to freely discuss pay in the workplace and broadens existing pay discrimination laws to cover “substantially similar work.” Too many employers across the nation hide behind pay secrecy policies and play games withContinue reading “Californians add fair pay protections to their list of advantages over other workers”

What a dad wants, what a dad needs… has changed

When my brother was born, my dad took the day off work. He was overjoyed about the birth of his first child and couldn’t wait to spend as much time as he could with him. The next morning though, being the tough working class guy that he was, my dad felt an even stronger weightContinue reading “What a dad wants, what a dad needs… has changed”