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Ignoring LGBT individuals allows the gay wage gap to continue

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| July 25, 2018 | Real Change

Gay Men in Washington: Underpaid and Overworked, Hunty!

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Matthew Caruchet | June 15, 2018

The Economic Opportunity Institute just released a new report on the gay wage gap in Washington State. Read it here. The Census Bureau doesn’t try to collect data on LGBT people. No administration has made that a priority. But with some charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent, we can learn still about queer in

If You’re LGBT, the U.S. Government Doesn’t Care about You. It Doesn’t Even See You.

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Matthew Caruchet | June 13, 2018

The Economic Opportunity Institute just released a new report on the gay wage gap in Washington State. Read it here. After same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide in 2015, many Americans came to the well-meaning but misguided conclusion that LGBT people were finally in the eyes of the government. But the A

The Gay Pay Gap in Washington and Impacts of Misogyny on LGBT Wages

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Issue Brief | June 11, 2018

For a PDF version of this report, click here. Introduction How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? What’s that lipstick doing on your collar? If a drug store is open 24 hours, why are there locks on the doors? How many LGBT people are there in the United States? Some questions a

Without Census Recognition, LGBT Pay Gap, Inequalities Go Unnoticed

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| June 11, 2018 | Public News Service

New Rights for Workers in Washington Printable Materials

A Fair Deal at Work Equal Pay Paid Family and Medical Leave Paid Sick Days

Fact Sheet | June 10, 2018

These are flyers explaining new rights for workers in Washington that recently came into effect or will come into effect soon. Overview of New Rights Paid Family and Medical Leave Paid Family and Medical Leave Business Guide

You Can Now Ask Your Male Coworkers If They’re Being Paid More Than You

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Marilyn Watkins | June 7, 2018

You now have the legal right in Washington to talk about wages with coworkers and to ask your boss why you’re paid differently than coworkers or haven’t gotten that promotion you deserve. Washington’s Equal Pay and Opportunity Act comes into effect today, guaranteeing this freedom of speech in every workplace

If We Really Wanted to Celebrate Mothers, We’d Have Policies That Better Supported Them

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| Marilyn Watkins | May 13, 2018 | South Seattle Emerald

If We Really Wanted to Celebrate Mothers, We’d Have Policies That Better Supported Them

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Marilyn Watkins | May 13, 2018

The sentimental gloss of Mother’s Day ads only shows the joys and comforts of being a mom, ignoring how tough it often is. The anxieties of sleepless nights, health crises, and potential dangers as our children explore the world may be in part unavoidable, but public policy and cultural norms sure make being

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

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| April 10, 2018 | Q13 Fox

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