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Gender Pay Equity Bill Introduced

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| January 11, 2018 | KPQ News

Gender Pay Equity Gets New Life in WA Legislature

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| January 11, 2018 | Public News Service

Under This Bill, Your Boss Couldn’t Stop You From Talking About Salary

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| January 9, 2018 | The Stranger

We Need to Update Equal Pay Laws

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Marilyn Watkins | January 8, 2018

For a PDF of this factsheet, please click here. The Washington State Legislature has the chance in the winter 2018 session to pass an updated equal pay bill. In each of the past three years, the state’s House has passed an equal pay bill with bipartisan majorities, but those bills have died in committee in th

What to Watch in Local Politics This Year

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| January 3, 2018 | Seattle Met

Want to Fight Sexual Harassment and Discrimination? Unionize.

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| Marilyn Watkins | November 22, 2017 | Seattle Weekly

Want to Fight Sexual Harassment and Discrimination? Unionize.

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Marilyn Watkins | November 22, 2017

by Sara Ainsworth and Marilyn Watkins Sara Ainsworth is advocacy director of Legal Voice, a progressive feminist organization using the power of the law to make positive change for women and girls in the Northwest. Marilyn Watkins is policy director of the Economic Opportunity Institute, a nonpartisan policy

Teresa Mosqueda Proposes Gender Pay Gap Policies, Including Ban on Asking About Salary History

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| October 26, 2017 | The Stranger

Sexual Assault and Lower Pay: Two Tools to Keep Women in Their Place

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Marilyn Watkins | October 20, 2017

My first response to the sea of “me toos” on Facebook over the past few days was to wonder how anyone out there could possibly not already know that women and teenage girls are routinely subjected to sexual harassment and sexual assault in our culture. But maybe too many of us have silently accepted it for to

Black women are getting better jobs, but not better pay

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Economic Opportunity Institute | July 31, 2017

Today we observe Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. But it’s not a celebration. It’s a sobering reminder of the miles to go for racial and gender equity. July 31st symbolizes the extra seven months into 2017 a black woman would have to work to make the same amount of money a white man did in 2016 alone. That’s four

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