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We Need to Update Equal Pay Laws

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

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Equal Pay and Opportunity

Equal Pay and Opportunity

April 12, 2016

From high-profile CEOs and movie stars to healthcare and retail workers, men consistently make more than women. Social scientists and economists have found clear evidence that gender-based discrimination persists – and is so deeply ingrained in culture and practice that

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Just released: The Status of Women in the States

What are the best, and worst, states to live in if you’re a woman? How long do women have to wait before we close the gender wage gap? And how do these numbers vary across age, race, immigration status and occupation in the

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City of Seattle launches new efforts to close the gender wage gap and champion equal pay

On Wednesday, Seattle’s mayor and City Council committed to bringing Seattle closer to gender equity. Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Jean Godden announced practical first steps, based on recommendations of the Gender Equity in Pay Task Force. In a joint

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