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January 2010 Blog Posts (6)

Ledbetter Anniversary - One Year Later!

Last year on January 29th , after a long struggle, President Obama was presented the Lilly Ledbetter Act, the first bill he signed into law. This law restored the ability of workers to vindicate their right to equal pay in court, putting the law back to where it had been for decades. But, as Lilly said that day - "This is the beginning, not the end." Lilly's Video:ONE YEAR LATER: Where do… Continue

Added by Beverly Neufeld on January 28, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

New Economics of Marriage: The Rise of Wives

Women are outpacing their husbands in both education and salary growth, according to Pew Research released today."The institution of marriage has undergone significant changes in recent decades as women have outpaced men in education and earnings growth. These unequal gains have been accompanied by gender role reversals in both the spousal characteristics and the economic benefits of marriage."

Added by Beverly Neufeld on January 19, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments


Good Morning

To all our friends and members who are personally touched by this great tragedy our thoughts and prayers are with you. Many of us are struggling trying to figure out what to do. Somethings are really simple a text message to 90999 with Haiti in the body gives a $10.00 contribution to Red Cross.

Also CNN has some amazing information at http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2007/impact/?hpt=tv…


Added by Karen Karpowich on January 16, 2010 at 11:10am — No Comments

Women's Rights Internship Opportunity

The Equal Pay Coalition NYC, coordinated by NYWA, is seeking 2 interns to help with all aspects of our work. If you are passionate about women's rights and want to help make a difference, apply!CLICK HERE FOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Added by NYWA Connect on January 14, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Tax Attorney In The City

keeping you up to date on taxing matters ...

Added by Jane CoCo Cowles on January 12, 2010 at 2:16pm — No Comments

My report from the NYWA Annual Meeting 2009

As with many of you 2009 was a challenging year for NYWA. But through a great deal of hard work we and our Coalition members have come through energized and excited. We are all a work in progress always striving always questioning and always connected to the possibilities. This year NYWA took control our expenses ever mindful that any event or program had to have a means and a way to pay for itself. Our new Development Committee helped pave the way for new initiatives that could live out side… Continue

Added by Karen Karpowich on January 8, 2010 at 8:01pm — No Comments

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