volume xxiii no. 27 - september 7 2015

Growing Number of States Taking Steps to Fight Gender Pay Inequity | 09-04-2015

When President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in June 1963, lawmakers believed the measure would ensure the simplest of concepts: that female workers would be paid the same as their male colleagues for doing the same work. But while the gender...

Bird’s Eye View

States Trying to Shrink Gender Gap in Worker Pay | 09-04-2015

Five states have enacted laws this session aimed at narrowing the wage gender gap, according to the American Association of University Women. Equal pay measures are also awaiting gubernatorial action in two states and are still pending in one other. And...

Once Around the Statehouse Lightly

Deflector Shields Up| 09-04-2015