“Unequal pay isn’t rare – it’s common and prevalent in all job sectors” [VIDEO]

Sandy Restrepo, a local attorney, testifies to the Washington State House Labor Committee in favor of the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 1646), February 2, 2015: Hello my name is Sandy Restrepo and I’m here today to testify in support of HB 1646, the Equal Pay Opportunity Act. As a mother, Latina and now lawyer, I haveContinue reading ““Unequal pay isn’t rare – it’s common and prevalent in all job sectors” [VIDEO]”

Legislators look at bridging gender pay gap

Jean Godden used to be one of six columnists for the now-closed Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper. The other five were men. Then, Godden, who is now a Seattle City Council member, found out she was the lowest paid of the six. “I don’t want another woman to face the same problem I faced with wage discrimination,” GoddenContinue reading “Legislators look at bridging gender pay gap”