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The equal pay for women law also encourages people to openly talk about salaries

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| April 10, 2018 | Q13 Fox

How a Children’s Book is Fighting the Gender Pay Gap

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Melanie Mazza | April 10, 2018

When Emily Kim graduated from law school in 2011, the job market was bleak. She was thrilled when she landed her first position and she took the salary offered, fearing that negotiation might cost her the job. A while later, Emily assumed a role managing the office’s budget. In comparing past years’ payroll e

Again, Washington Leads Nation on Equal Pay

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| March 22, 2018 | The Stand

Legislators Respond to Women’s Activism

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Marilyn Watkins | March 14, 2018

Washington’s 2018 legislature passed a number of measures that will protect women’s health and promote economic opportunity. Most of these bills have been bandied around for several years, but the political climate of 2018 highlighted their urgency and created the momentum to finally pass them. Each of the bi

Legislators Respond to Women’s Activism

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| Marilyn Watkins | March 14, 2018 | South Seattle Emerald

Washington State Legislature Passes Historic Equal Pay Opportunity Act

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| March 12, 2018 | The Seattle Lesbian

Washington Adds Enforcement Teeth to Equal Pay Law

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Marilyn Watkins | March 7, 2018

Just in time for International Women’s Day on March 8, the Washington State Legislature today passed an updated Equal Pay bill which will make it easier for women to identify cases of discrimination and hold companies more accountable for them. Both houses approved it with a bipartisan supermajority: 36-12 in

News Washington State Legislature Passes Equal Pay Opportunity Act

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| March 7, 2018 | KXLY Spokane

I’ve Been Paid 25 Percent More Because I’m a Man

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Matthew Caruchet | February 12, 2018

Washington State made wage discrimination based on gender illegal in 1943. But that law has never been amended, and isn’t really enforced, so women in Washington still make 76.5 percent of men’s earnings. On January 17, a bipartisan supermajority in the Washington House of Representatives passed the Equal Pay

City Inside/Out: Gender Wage Gap

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| February 9, 2018 | Seattle Channel

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