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Workers have earned a better wage, paid sick leave: Support I-1433

John Burbank | September 23, 2016

The campaign for president is getting most of the media attention this year, but we have other important decisions to make as voters this November. Am

Full-time working women in Washington make about 79 percent as much as their male counterparts. (AFGE/flickr)
Report: At Current Rate, Women Won’t Close Pay Gap Until 2059

Economic Opportunity Institute | September 22, 2016

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 America

Have you claimed your spot? Just a few days left…

John Burbank | September 16, 2016

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Closing our stubborn gender wage gap begins and ends with us

Economic Opportunity Institute | September 8, 2016

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem.
National anthem’s words add depth to football player’s protest

Economic Opportunity Institute | September 7, 2016

Seattle Space Needle and construction
Better wages would fill in gaps in economy’s growth

Economic Opportunity Institute | August 25, 2016

Top two primary leaves voters with fewer choices

Economic Opportunity Institute | August 11, 2016

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