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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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Latina Equal Pay Day: Not a day to celebrate

For the past six years of my life I’ve dedicated my professional life to women’s equity issues. I was an instrumental part of a team that helped develop and eventually pass a paid sick days ordinance in Seattle in 2011.

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Senate’s proposed Equal Pay legislation is a step backward for women, families, communities

Senate’s proposed Equal Pay legislation is a step backward for women, families, communities

February 27, 2016

Testimony by Marilyn Watkins on ESHB 1646, Equal Pay and Opportunities Act, Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, February 26, 2016 Good morning. I’m Marilyn Watkins with the Economic Opportunity Institute, speaking in opposition to the striking amendment on House Bill

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