Equal Pay

Equal Pay

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The Washington Legislature officially passed the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 1506), the first update to the state’s equal pay law since 1943. ...
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Nicole Macri
Politics Editorial
Research shows that before a woman will run for office, she must be asked seven times. Consider this 26 requests - one from each of us. ...
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Photo: U.S. Women's National Soccer Team
Politics
Sen. Patty Murray cited how the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, and women across the country, are paid less than their male counterparts - even after winning Olympic gold. ...
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U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
Politics
"Think about the message the wage gap sends to young girls who see women valued less than men for doing the same work – and in the case of the women’s soccer team – doing it so much better!" Murray said. ...
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Women in Washington earn less than 78 cents per dollar a man earns. At the current rate of progress, it would take until at least 2071 to reach pay parity. ...
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Morgan Beach, District 3 candidate for the Seattle City Council. District 3 includes Capitol Hill and the Central District. Photo: Erika Lillian Sommer
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Morgan Beach worked at Human Rights Watch while in graduate school, and was a member and president of a student group called Women in Public Policy. ...
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Mayor Ed Murray Tuesday signed an executive order strengthening the city’s ongoing commitment to social equity in city contracting opportunities. ...
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