Archive for April, 2010

Each year in April we celebrate Equal Pay Day. This day in April indicates how far into each year a woman must work to earn as much as men did the previous year. Nationally this day is observed on April 19th, but in Maine, in line with Maine’s wage gap we observe the day the […]

Toxic chemicals and the U.S. chemical safety system are both guilty of failing to protect health. That’s according to a group of young women calling themselves WATCH (Women Against Toxic Cosmetics Harm). The young women, who are students at Colby College, Unity College, and Waterville High School, recently became concerned about the health effects of […]