Posts Tagged ‘Gender equality

The new Maine Legislature meets for the first time tomorrow. And, the first order of business of Maine’s new legislative leadership may be to eliminate the Labor Committee – the committee that serves the needs of women workers. The Labor Committee has existed in the Maine Legislature continuously since 1887 (yes, that’s right – over […]

…the clock is ticking. The U.S. Senate is back in session, and the clock is ticking for fair pay. With three weeks remaining to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, we need our Senators to act – which means they need to hear from us today! Call your Senator at 1-877-667-6650 and ask them to pass […]

Something happens when one is questioned for 5 days straight by the Senate Judiciary Committee: some of their answers get lost in the thick of it all. So, just in case you missed it, Kagan had some spot-on things to say about women and work. Kagan commented that “while women have more educational opportunities than […]