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”
Category Archives: Equal Pay
Report: At Current Rate, Women Won’t Close Pay Gap Until 2059
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”
What’s Behind the Wage Gap?
Presentation by Marilyn Watkins, Policy Director, Economic Opportunity Institute to the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County.