Posted by bneufeld on April 17, 2012 at 11:27 am
2012 Equal Pay Day/Sen. Gillibrand w/ Maria Hinojosa
On Monday, April 16 Senator Kirsten Gillibrand addressed 300 advocates at a forum (#equalpaydayny) sponsored by the Equal Pay Coalition NYC, a project of the New York Women’s Agenda, with co-sponsors, A Better Balance and NYU Law Women. “As we mark yet another Equal Pay Day, it is alarming that in the 21st century, millions of women who make up half the workforce are earning 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. We must close this chronic gap that shortchanges America’s women,” Read More
Posted by bneufeld on April 14, 2011 at 10:10 am
Over 100 advocates wearing red packed the auditorim of the Roosevelt House for the 5th Annual Equal Pay Day sponsored by EPCNYC/NYWA. Comptroller John Liu released the report,“Snapshot: Gender Equity in the New York City Municipal Workforce”. Council Members Julissa Fererras, Melissa Mark-Viverito and Letitia James praised the report and the work of the coalition, and pledged their support to address wage discrimination in NYC. Other participants included: Jennifer Raab, President-Hunter College; Beverly Neufeld EPCNY/NYWA; Grace Protos, Regional Director of Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor;Aditi Mohapatra of Calvert Asset Management Co.; Dina Bakst, A Better Balance and Natatia Griffith, VP NYWA. More to follow soon!