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Latina Equal Pay Day: Not a day to celebrate

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.

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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

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Senate’s proposed Equal Pay legislation is a step backward for women, families, communities

Senate’s proposed Equal Pay legislation is a step backward for women, families, communities

February 27, 2016

Testimony by Marilyn Watkins on ESHB 1646, Equal Pay and Opportunities Act, Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, February 26, 2016 Good morning. I’m Marilyn Watkins with the Economic Opportunity Institute, speaking in opposition to the striking amendment on House Bill

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