Congrats on instituting Paycheck Fairness for women, New Hampshire!

If you’re a woman in New Hampshire, things just got a little easier for you. Calling the Paycheck Fairness Act “the most significant piece of legislation for women in New Hampshire in over a decade,” the Granite State’s Governor Maggie Hassan held a ceremonial signing of the bill on July 22. What is the PaycheckContinue reading “Congrats on instituting Paycheck Fairness for women, New Hampshire!”

Strengthening Women’s Economic Security

A community conversation on policies that support working women and stronger, healthier families with Representative Tami Green and local champions for women. June 18th from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tacoma Community College Building 11 Hosted By: AAUW Tacoma, Children’s Alliance, Economic Opportunity Institute, Healthy Tacoma, League of Women Voters of Washington, Legal Voice, Pierce CountyContinue reading “Strengthening Women’s Economic Security”

Know Your Rights: Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law

Via Seattle Healthy Workforce: Most people who work in Seattle have the right to earn paid sick days. Seattle’s City Council adopted paid sick days at the urging of the Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce to promote the health of Seattle’s workers, children, families, and businesses. Here are the basics: Starting September 1, 2012,Continue reading “Know Your Rights: Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law”