When it comes to the pay gap, women don’t have a choice

This week the Census Bureau confirmed what many working women already experience: the gender wage gap isn’t closing – it’s stuck. Stagnant. While the gap between men’s and women’s earnings did narrow slightly in 2013, with women earning 78 cents for every dollar compared to 76.5 cents a year earlier, it has remained virtually unchanged sinceContinue reading “When it comes to the pay gap, women don’t have a choice”

Join us in strengthening women’s economic security – Spokane

You are warmly invited to join us in building women’s economic security across Washington state – next stop, Spokane! What: Strengthening Women’s Economic Security Forum When: August 20th, 5:30-7:00 pm Where: Spokane Falls Community College  (Student Union Building 17-Room 102) This event is part of a statewide campaign to strengthen women’s economic security. The three previous forumsContinue reading “Join us in strengthening women’s economic security – Spokane”

Happy 21st Birthday FMLA!

Congress improved working conditions for millions of women and families across the nation when they passed the landmark Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) twenty-one years ago. However, today millions of workers are still without access to paid leave and many are forced to choose between keeping their jobs and caring for a sick family memberContinue reading “Happy 21st Birthday FMLA!”